Grainger Family History

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Grainger Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Granger.

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


Similar surnames: Trainer, Rainer, Granger, Ganger, Grinter, Gainer, Ranger, Waninger

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Grainger Family Origin

Where is the Grainger family from?

Grainger Family Occupations

What did your Grainger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Grainger occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Grainger's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grainger. A less common occupation for the Grainger family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Gardener

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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

Grainger Historical Records

What Grainger family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Grainger Life Expectancy

What is the average Grainger lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Grainger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Grainger in 1949 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grainger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grainger 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 Grainger Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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