Grewell Family History

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Grewell Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a miller or baker, from Old French gruel ‘fine flour’, ‘meal’. Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of German Greuel.

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


Similar surnames: Gruel, Trowell, Creswell, Sewell, Crowell, Tewell, Rowell, Ewell

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Grewell Family Origin

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Grewell Family Occupations

What did your Grewell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grewell family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grewell. The most common Grewell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Grewell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Grewell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grewell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grewell 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Grewell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Grewell. For the veterans among your Grewell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grewell Life Expectancy

What is the average Grewell lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Grewell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Grewell in 1961 was 68, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grewell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grewell 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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