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

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Graeve Family Occupations

What did your Graeve ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Graeve. 32% of Graeve men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Truck Driver
    25%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Asst Foreman
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    100%

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

Graeve Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 745 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 467 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 643 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.

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