Graefe Family History

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Graefe Name Meaning

German (Rhine-Westphalia): variant of Graf 1.

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


Similar surnames: Grafe, Grefe, Graeve, Graef, Graeff, Grave, Grebe, Greve, Graff

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Graefe Family Origin

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Graefe Family Occupations

What did your Graefe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Graefe family was Dry Goods Mcht.. The most common Graefe occupation in the USA was Bar Tender. 8% of Graefe's were Bar Tenders. Bar Tender, Barber and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Graefe.

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  • Bar Tender

    8%
  • Barber

    8%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Dry Goods Mcht.

    8%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Graefe ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Graefe Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Graefe Life Expectancy

What is the average Graefe lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Graefe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Graefe in 1962 was 87, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Graefe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Graefe 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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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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