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Grumet Name Meaning

Jewish (from Austrian Galicia): from German Grummet ‘aftermath rowen’ one of names assigned at random by Austrian clerks. French: metonymic occupational name for a fuller from Old Picard grumet ‘oats’ which were used in the fulling process.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Gruen, Gruber, Rumer, Brunet, Gruel, Gaumer, Gruner, Baumel, Gromer

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Where is the Grumet family from?

You can see how Grumet families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Grumet family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Grumet families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 17 Grumet families living in New York. This was about 49% of all the recorded Grumet's in USA. New York had the highest population of Grumet families in 1920.
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What did your Grumet ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Grumet. 27% of Grumet men worked as a Proprietor and 100% of Grumet women worked as a Secretary. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Proprietor
  • Manager
  • Operator
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 932 census records available for the last name Grumet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grumet census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 550 immigration records available for the last name Grumet. 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 Cards

There are 243 military records available for the last name Grumet. For the veterans among your Grumet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Grumet lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Grumet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Grumet in 1953 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

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