Grahame Family History

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Grahame Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant spelling of Graham.

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

Similar surnames: Graham, Grahm, Ingraham, Rhame, Braham, Groome, Branam, Granath

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Grahame Family Origin

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Grahame Family Occupations

What did your Grahame ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Grahame family was Asst - Book-Keeper. School, Laborer and Apprentice were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grahame. The most common Grahame occupation in Canada was School. 21% of Grahame's were Schools.

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  • School

  • Laborer

  • Apprentice

  • Asst - Book-Keeper


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

Grahame Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Grahame Life Expectancy

What is the average Grahame lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Grahame life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Grahame in 1958 was 46, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grahame

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grahame 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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