Greth Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a personal name formed with Old High German gratag ‘greedy’.

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


Similar surnames: Gretz, Gratz, Grech, Goethe, Lueth, Koeth, Gresh, Noeth, Peth, Kretz

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Greth Family Origin

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Greth Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Greth occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Greth's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greth. A less common occupation for the Greth family was Keeping House.

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Greth Historical Records

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Greth Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Greth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Greth in 1952 was 71, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greth

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