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Grabenstein Name Meaning

topographic name from Middle High German grabe(n) ‘ditch’, ‘(track alongside a) moat’ + stein ‘rock’. habitational name from Grafenstein near Wohlau, Silesia.

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


Similar surnames: Rabenstein, Breitenstein, Hohenstein, Schoenstein, Adelstein

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Grabenstein Family Origin

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Grabenstein Family Occupations

What did your Grabenstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grabenstein family was Pork Packer. The most common Grabenstein occupation in the USA was Baker. 20% of Grabenstein's were Bakers. Baker, Liquor Dealer and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grabenstein.

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  • Baker

    20%
  • Liquor Dealer

    20%
  • Machinist

    20%
  • Pork Packer

    20%

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Grabenstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grabenstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grabenstein 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Grabenstein. 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 Grabenstein. For the veterans among your Grabenstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grabenstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Grabenstein lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Grabenstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Grabenstein in 1963 was 60, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grabenstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grabenstein 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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