Gram Family History

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Gram Name Meaning

Danish: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Gram, from gråt ‘gray’ + Old Danish hem ‘farmstead’. South German: nickname for an irascible man, from Middle High German gram ‘angry’.

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


Similar surnames: Grad, Grau, Gramm, Gray, Graf, Kram, Grass, Ram, Grab, Grum

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Gram Family Origin

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Gram Family Occupations

What did your Gram ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gram occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Gram's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gram family was Tailor. Farmer, Wheelwright and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gram.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Wheelwright

    20%
  • Farmer Son

    10%
  • Tailor

    10%

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

Gram Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gram Life Expectancy

What is the average Gram lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Gram life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Gram in 1958 was 26, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gram

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gram 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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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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