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Gravett Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a copse or small grove, Middle English gravette, grevette (from a diminutive of Old English graf ‘grove’). Altered spelling of French Gravet, cognate with 1.

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


Similar surnames: Gravatt, Grave, Gravely, Rivett, Trivett, Graver, Graven, Privett

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Gravett Family Origin

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Gravett Family Occupations

What did your Gravett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gravett occupation in Canada was School. 15% of Gravett's were Schools. A less common occupation for the Gravett family was Section Forman. School and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gravett.

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  • School

    15%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Section Forman

    8%

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

Gravett Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gravett Life Expectancy

What is the average Gravett lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gravett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gravett in 1945 was 33, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gravett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gravett 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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