Grutgen Family History

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Grutgen Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Rutten, Gruen, Gruben, Gruden, Lutgen, Rutzen, Rugen, Grunden, Grugan

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Grutgen Family Origin

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Grutgen Family Occupations

What did your Grutgen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Chief Steward was the top reported job for people in the US named Grutgen. 50% of Grutgen men worked as a Chief Steward

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Chief Steward
    50%
  • Salesman
    50%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Grutgen Historical Records

What Grutgen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11 census records available for the last name Grutgen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grutgen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 341 immigration records available for the last name Grutgen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4 military records available for the last name Grutgen. For the veterans among your Grutgen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grutgen Life Expectancy

What is the average Grutgen lifespan?

Between 1970 and 1993, in the United States, Grutgen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Grutgen in 1970 was 73, and 25 in 1993.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grutgen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grutgen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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