Grulke Family History

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Grulke Name Meaning

German: perhaps a reduced form of Grugelke, a nickname for a fearsome person, from Middle Low German gruwel ‘horror’ or Low German grügel ‘capercaillie’, ‘grouse’ + the diminutive suffix -ke.

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


Similar surnames: Grunke, Brunke, Rucker, Ruge, Runke, Grupe, Krenke, Graunke, Goecke

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Grulke Family Origin

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Grulke Family Occupations

What did your Grulke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Works Paper Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Grulke. The most common Grulke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Grulke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Works Paper Mill

    50%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Grulke ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Grulke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Grulke Life Expectancy

What is the average Grulke lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Grulke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Grulke in 1963 was 83, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grulke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grulke 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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