Grayson Family History

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Grayson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Grave 1.

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


Similar surnames: Rayson, Ranson, Clayson, Ramson, Rawson, Ganson, Rapson, Bramson

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Grayson Family Origin

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Grayson Family Occupations

What did your Grayson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Grayson occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Grayson's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grayson. A less common occupation for the Grayson family was Joiner.

View Census data for Grayson | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Joiner

    2%

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

Grayson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grayson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grayson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Grayson

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Grayson. 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 Grayson. For the veterans among your Grayson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grayson Life Expectancy

What is the average Grayson lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Grayson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Grayson in 1948 was 37, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grayson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grayson 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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