Greaser Family History

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Greaser Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the Swiss and South German topographic name Griesser (see Grieser).

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

Similar surnames: Creaser, Graser, Reaser, Reiser, Creamer, Breaker, Creager, Grieser

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Greaser Family Origin

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Greaser Family Occupations

What did your Greaser ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Greaser.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Greaser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Greaser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greaser 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 336 immigration records available for the last name Greaser. 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 683 military records available for the last name Greaser. For the veterans among your Greaser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greaser Life Expectancy

What is the average Greaser lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Greaser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Greaser in 1962 was 79, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greaser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greaser 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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