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

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Butcher

    11%
  • Clerk

    11%

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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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Gravois Historical Records

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Gravois Life Expectancy

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