Grafe Name Meaning

German: Rhineland variant of Graf.

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


Similar surnames: Grefe, Graff, Grave, Graefe, Grawe, Grade, Graf, Grewe, Grage, Grap

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Grafe Family Origin

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Grafe Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    17%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grafe family was Laborer. Tailor, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grafe. The most common Grafe occupation in the USA was Tailor. 17% of Grafe's were Tailors.

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Grafe Historical Records

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Grafe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Grafe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Grafe in 1953 was 34, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grafe

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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