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Gratz Name Meaning

habitational name from several places so named in Austria, Bohemia, and Moravia. from a short form of a Germanic personal name reflected by Old High German gratag ‘greedy’. from a short form of the personal name Pankratz.

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


Similar surnames: Kratz, Gatz, Gretz, Glatz, Ratz, Pretz, Grantz, Britz, Gritz, Patz

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Gratz Family Origin

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Gratz Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Gratz occupation in Canada was Watchmaker. 100% of Gratz's were Watchmakers.

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  • Watchmaker

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Gratz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gratz Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Gratz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gratz in 1952 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gratz 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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