Grems Family History

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Grems Name Meaning

German: derogatory nickname from a derivative of Middle High German gremzen ‘to be moody or objectionable’.

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

Similar surnames: Gress, Greis, Grams, Grass, Reis, Grenz, Greif, Brems, Ress, Gretz

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Grems Family Origin

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Grems Family Occupations

What did your Grems ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Grems. 12% of Grems men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Grems women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grems were Farm Laborer and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Bookkeeper
  • Laborer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Grems Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Grems. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grems 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 65 immigration records available for the last name Grems. 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 185 military records available for the last name Grems. For the veterans among your Grems ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grems Life Expectancy

What is the average Grems lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Grems life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Grems in 1964 was 84, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grems 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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