Gruther Family History

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Gruther 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: Ruther, Grether, Gruber, Brother, Grueter, Rather, Gritter, Rutter

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Gruther Family Origin

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Gruther Family Occupations

What did your Gruther ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Chauffeur was the top reported job for people in the US named Gruther.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Chauffeur
    100%

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

Gruther Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 231 census records available for the last name Gruther. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gruther 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 108 immigration records available for the last name Gruther. 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 39 military records available for the last name Gruther. For the veterans among your Gruther ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gruther Life Expectancy

What is the average Gruther lifespan?

Average Gruther life expectancy in 2002 was 86 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gruther

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gruther 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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