Gruis Name Meaning

Northwestern German: from Dutch gruis ‘dust’, ‘powder’, ‘dregs’, hence a nickname for a farmer living on fine or sandy soil.

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


Similar surnames: Gruss, Kruis, Greis, Preis, Gruba, Greif, Dreis, Bruin, Brus, Duis

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Gruis Family Origin

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Gruis Family Occupations

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  • Retail Fruiter

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Gruis occupation in the USA was Retail Fruiter. 100% of Gruis's were Retail Fruiters.

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Between 1960 and 2004, Gruis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Gruis in 1960 was 58, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gruis

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