Gragert Family History

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Gragert Name Meaning

North German: nickname for someone with gray hair from a derivative of Middle Low German grage ‘gray’. The term later came to denote a ‘gray monk’ or an old horse, and it is possible that the nickname arose from either of these meanings.

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


Similar surnames: Grabert, Gradert, Grauer, Graper, Grader, Trabert, Graber, Gager

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Gragert Family Origin

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Gragert Family Occupations

What did your Gragert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gragert family was Labor. Farmer, Farming and Flour And Feed Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gragert. The most common Gragert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Gragert's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Flour And Feed Store

    14%
  • Labor

    14%

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Gragert Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gragert Life Expectancy

What is the average Gragert lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gragert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Gragert in 1956 was 49, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gragert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gragert 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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