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Gr Family History

Gr Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Gu, Ge, Go, Ji, Lu, Yu, Ku, Li, Wu, Xu

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Where is the Gr family from?

You can see how Gr families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gr family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Gr families were found in USA in 1920. In 1851 there was 1 Gr family living in Fife. This was 100% of all the recorded Gr's in Scotland. Fife had the highest population of Gr families in 1851.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gr surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gr ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Gr. 62% of Gr women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    62%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Domestic Service
    10%
  • Private Means
    10%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Gr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gr 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gr. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gr. For the veterans among your Gr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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