De Gray Family History

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De Gray Name Meaning

Possibly a respelling of Dutch de Graeye, which Debrabandere suggests could be an adaptation of French Legraye, a variant of Legré, from Old French gré ‘Greek’, with fused definite article le; alternatively, it could be an altered form of Dutch De Grave.

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


Similar surnames: De Gruy, De Graw, De Hay, Dubray, De Haan, Leray, De Graaf, De Grace

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De Gray Family Origin

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De Gray Family Occupations

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In 1921, Elle Eng and Repairer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named De Gray. 50% of De Gray men worked as an Elle Eng

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Elle Eng
    50%
  • Worker Farm
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Repairer
    100%

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

De Gray Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name De Gray. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name De Gray. For the veterans among your De Gray ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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De Gray Life Expectancy

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Between 1990 and 1997, in the United States, De Gray life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for De Gray in 1990 was 77, and 79 in 1997.

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