Grandstaff Family History

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Grandstaff Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Grenzhof or Franzow (see Grindstaff).

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


Similar surnames: Grindstaff, Pinkstaff, Grandberry, Gladstone, Grassman, Ringstaff

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Grandstaff Family Origin

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Grandstaff Family Occupations

What did your Grandstaff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grandstaff family was Farm Laborer. The most common Grandstaff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Grandstaff's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grandstaff.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Grandstaff Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Grandstaff Life Expectancy

What is the average Grandstaff lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Grandstaff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Grandstaff in 1956 was 58, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grandstaff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grandstaff 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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