Gren Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental surname from Swedish gren ‘branch’ (Old Norse grein). In some cases the name may have been chosen with some reference to the notion of the ‘branches’ making up a family ‘tree’, but it also falls into the category of words denoting natural features, which were drawn on heavily when Swedish surnames came to be formed wholesale in the 19th century.

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


Similar surnames: Gran, Oren, Ogren, Green, Uren, Ren, Grenz, Osen, Goren, Glen

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Gren Family Origin

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Gren Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Not Given

    50%

In 1881, Farmer and Not Given were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gren. The most common Gren occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Gren's were Farmers.

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Between 1962 and 2004, Gren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Gren in 1962 was 64, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gren

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