Gruwell Family History

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Gruwell Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Grüwel(l), an Alemannic form of Gruevel. Possibly an altered spelling of Dutch Grouwels or Grauwels, a nickname from Middle Dutch gruwel ‘fright’, ‘terror’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Rosell, Grewell, Gruel, Laswell, Rodell, Rudell, Gowell, Grell

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Gruwell Family Origin

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Gruwell Family Occupations

What did your Gruwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gruwell. 20% of Gruwell men worked as a Bricklayer and 75% of Gruwell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gruwell were Engineer Fitter and Farm Home Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
  • Bus Conductor
  • Colliery Hewer Under Ground Heavy Worker
  • Engineer Fitter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Farm Home Maid

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

Gruwell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gruwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gruwell 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 128 immigration records available for the last name Gruwell. 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 619 military records available for the last name Gruwell. For the veterans among your Gruwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gruwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Gruwell lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gruwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Gruwell in 1957 was 64, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gruwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gruwell 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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