Grew Name Meaning

English: nickname for a tall, scrawny person, from Middle English, Old French grue ‘crane’ (Late Latin grua, for classical Latin grus). Irish: reduced form of Mulgrew.

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


Similar surnames: Drew, Glew, Rew, Grue, New, Urey, Crew, Grewe, Brew, Treu

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Grew Family Origin

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Grew Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Going To School

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    24%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1881, the most common Grew occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Grew's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grew. A less common occupation for the Grew family was Laborer.

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Grew Historical Records

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Grew Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Grew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Grew in 1953 was 37, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grew

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