Grayer Family History

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Grayer Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Possibly an Americanized form of German Grauer. Alternatively, perhaps a respelling of French Gruyer, an occupational name from Old French gruier ‘forester’.

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


Similar surnames: Grater, Graver, Rayer, Brayer, Graner, Graber, Frayer, Graper, Graser

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Grayer Family Origin

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Grayer Family Occupations

What did your Grayer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Grayer.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%

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Grayer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Grayer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grayer 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 884 immigration records available for the last name Grayer. 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 661 military records available for the last name Grayer. For the veterans among your Grayer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grayer Life Expectancy

What is the average Grayer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Grayer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Grayer in 1954 was 25, and 72 in 2004.

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