Gravely Family History

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Gravely Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Gravely in Cambridgeshire or Graveley in Hertfordshire. The first is possibly from Old English græf ‘pit’, ‘trench’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. The second is from Old English gr?fe, graf(a) ‘grove’, ‘copse’ + leah. Possibly an altered spelling of Swiss Gräffi, a variant of Graf.

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


Similar surnames: Gravett, Grave, Graver, Gravley, Grabel, Graven, Raven, Draves, Rasey

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Gravely Family Origin

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Gravely Family Occupations

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  • Bank Clerk

    50%
  • Lawyer

    50%

In 1881, the most common Gravely occupation in Canada was Bank Clerk. 50% of Gravely's were Bank Clerks. Bank Clerk and Lawyer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gravely.

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Gravely Historical Records

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Gravely Life Expectancy

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