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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Wheelwright

    20%
  • Farmer Son

    10%
  • Tailor

    10%

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

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Gram Historical Records

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Gram Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gram

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