Greff Name Meaning

French (Alsace and Lorraine): variant of German Graff.

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


Similar surnames: Graff, Greiff, Graeff, Grefe, Griff, Greif, Greim, Groff, Grof, Gaff

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Greff Family Origin

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Greff Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    33%
  • Fish Hawker

    33%
  • School Mistress

    33%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer and Fish Hawker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Greff. A less common occupation for the Greff family was School Mistress. The most common Greff occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 33% of Greff's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Greff Historical Records

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Greff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Greff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Greff in 1962 was 68, and 59 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greff

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