Graver Family History

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Graver Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an engraver, from Old English grafere, græfere ‘engraver’, ‘sculptor’ (Old French graveur). It is possible that the name was also an occupational name for a miner, from Old English grafan ‘to dig’. German (also Gräver): variant of Graber.

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


Similar surnames: Grave, Graber, Grover, Grayer, Grater, Beaver, Craver, Graner, Haver

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Graver Family Origin

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Graver Family Occupations

What did your Graver ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Fisherman

    25%
  • Hardware Merchant

    25%
  • Hdw Merchant

    25%
  • Labour

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Graver family was Labour. The most common Graver occupation in Canada was Fisherman. 25% of Graver's were Fishermans. Fisherman, Hardware Merchant and Hdw Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Graver.

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Graver Historical Records

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Graver Life Expectancy

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