Gruen Name Meaning

German (Grün): from Middle High German gruene ‘green’, ‘fresh’, ‘raw’, hence a nickname for someone who habitually dressed in green, a topographic name for someone who lived in a green and leafy place, or a habitational name for someone from a place named with this word, such as Gruna, Grunau in Silesia. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German grün ‘green’.

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


Similar surnames: Green, Groen, Bruen, Gruber, Gruner, Grahn, Grenz, Brue, Graven

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Gruen Family Origin

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Gruen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Wine Merchant

    17%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gruen family was Laborer. Farmer, Wine Merchant and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gruen. The most common Gruen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Gruen's were Farmers.

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Gruen Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Gruen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Gruen in 1953 was 57, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gruen

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