Graeve Family History

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Graeve Name Meaning

Dutch (de Graeve) and North German: variant of Graef.

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


Similar surnames: Greve, Grave, Graeff, Groene, Greever, Greven, Graefe, Grever, Grove

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Graeve Family Origin

Where is the Graeve family from?

Graeve Family Occupations

What did your Graeve ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Candy Maker and Cigar Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Graeve. The most common Graeve occupation in the USA was Candy Maker. 50% of Graeve's were Candy Makers.

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  • Candy Maker

    50%
  • Cigar Dealer

    50%

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

Graeve Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Graeve Life Expectancy

What is the average Graeve lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Graeve life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Graeve in 1958 was 45, and 81 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Graeve

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Graeve 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.

Famous Graeve Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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