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Grapes Family History

Grapes Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): topographic name from Middle English grope groupe ‘ditch drain trench’ (Old English grōp) with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Grace, Graves, Papes, Greaves, Gates, Grater, Goates, Drape, Graper

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Where is the Grapes family from?

You can see how Grapes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Grapes family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Grapes families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 7 Grapes families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Grapes's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Grapes families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Grapes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Grapes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Grapes. 37% of Grapes men worked as a Laborer and 32% of Grapes women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grapes were Salesman and Stenographer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Grapes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grapes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 428 immigration records available for the last name Grapes. 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 Cards

There are 908 military records available for the last name Grapes. For the veterans among your Grapes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Grapes lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Grapes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Grapes in 1944 was 22, and 80 in 2004.

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