Gran Family History

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Gran Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental surname from gran ‘Norway spruce’, adopted in the 19th century. This belongs to the large class of ornamental surnames taken from natural features of the landscape. German: habitational name from Gran in Hungary. German (Grän): variant of Grein.

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

Similar surnames: Grahn, Gren, Graf, Gram, Grad, Grand, Grau, Gray, Grab, Gan

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Gran Family Origin

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Gran Family Occupations

What did your Gran ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Gran. 52% of Gran men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Gran women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gran were Clerk and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Bookkeeper
  • Servant

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

Gran Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Gran. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gran 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Gran. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Gran. For the veterans among your Gran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gran Life Expectancy

What is the average Gran lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Gran in 1954 was 46, and 84 in 2004.

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