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 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Grater. 24% of Grater men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Grater women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grater were Clerk and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Maid
    12%

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

Grater Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 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 750 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.

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