De Gruy Family History

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De Gruy Name Meaning

French or Dutch: possibly a variant of Dutch De Grie, which Debrabandere describes as a part translation of French Le Gris ‘the gray one’, denoting someone who habitually wore gray, had a gray complexion or graying hair, from Old French gris, with the definite article le. This is mainly a LA name.

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


Similar surnames: De Gray, De Graw, De Bruin, De Good, De Graaf, De Roo, De Geus

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De Gruy Family Origin

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De Gruy Family Occupations

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  • Book Keeper

    33%
  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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In 1880, Book Keeper and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by De Gruy. The most common De Gruy occupation in the USA was Book Keeper. 33% of De Gruy's were Book Keepers. A less common occupation for the De Gruy family was Laborer.

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