Grater Family History

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Grater Name Meaning

English: from Old French grateor, gratour, gratier ‘one who grates’, hence possibly an occupational name for a furbisher. German (Gräter): see Graeter.

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


Similar surnames: Grayer, Graver, Graner, Frater, Prater, Graber, Bater, Graeter

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Grater Family Origin

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Grater Family Occupations

What did your Grater ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Grater occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Grater's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grater. A less common occupation for the Grater family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Grater Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Grater Life Expectancy

What is the average Grater lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Grater life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Grater in 1962 was 77, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grater

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grater 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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