Gruth Family History

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Gruth 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: Ruth, Guth, Gluth, Groth, Greth, Fruth, Grush, Kruth, Brush, Rath

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Gruth Family Origin

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Gruth Family Occupations

What did your Gruth ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Banker and Assistant Manager were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gruth. 20% of Gruth men worked as a Banker and 34% of Gruth women worked as an Assistant Manager. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gruth were Manager and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Banker
  • Captain Waiter
  • Labor
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Assistant Manager
  • Cook
  • Teacher

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

Gruth Historical Records

What Gruth family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 241 census records available for the last name Gruth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gruth 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 65 immigration records available for the last name Gruth. 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 29 military records available for the last name Gruth. For the veterans among your Gruth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gruth Life Expectancy

What is the average Gruth lifespan?

Average Gruth life expectancy in 1965 was 62 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gruth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gruth 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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