Grittner Family History

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Grittner Name Meaning

(Silesia): occupational name for a grist miller, from Middle Low German grutte ‘grits’, ‘coarsely ground flour’. metronymic from the female personal name Grite, Grete.

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


Similar surnames: Gritter, Ritter, Rittner, Gitter, Giltner, Ittner, Gittler, Mitter

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Grittner Family Origin

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Grittner Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    33%
  • Cabinet Maker

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%

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In 1880, Baker and Cabinet Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Grittner. A less common occupation for the Grittner family was Farmer. The most common Grittner occupation in the USA was Baker. 33% of Grittner's were Bakers.

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Grittner Historical Records

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Grittner Life Expectancy

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