Gralla Family History

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Gralla Name Meaning

Jewish (from Poland): occupational name from Polish grala ‘musician’.

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


Similar surnames: Grala, Galla, Walla, Balla, Falla, Galea, Gallas, Palla, Gala, Gall

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Gralla Family Origin

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Gralla Family Occupations

What did your Gralla ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Hemmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gralla. 17% of Gralla men worked as a Salesman and 11% of Gralla women worked as a Hemmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gralla were Chauffeur and Cleaner

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    17%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Chauffeur
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Hemmer
    11%
  • Bookkeeper
    6%
  • Braider
    6%
  • Cleaner
    6%

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

Gralla Historical Records

What Gralla family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 879 census records available for the last name Gralla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gralla 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 306 immigration records available for the last name Gralla. 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 238 military records available for the last name Gralla. For the veterans among your Gralla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gralla Life Expectancy

What is the average Gralla lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gralla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Gralla in 1962 was 84, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gralla

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gralla 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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