Gravois Family History

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Gravois Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived in an area of coarse gravel, from Old French grave (of Celtic origin).

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

Similar surnames: Graves, Lavoie, Graven, Raboin, Grass, Travers, Garis, Grandbois

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Gravois Family Origin

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Gravois Family Occupations

What did your Gravois ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gravois family was Clerk. The most common Gravois occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Gravois's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gravois.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Butcher

  • Clerk


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

Gravois Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gravois. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gravois 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 72 immigration records available for the last name Gravois. 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 385 military records available for the last name Gravois. For the veterans among your Gravois ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gravois Life Expectancy

What is the average Gravois lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gravois life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gravois in 1945 was 20, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gravois

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gravois 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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