Greff Family History

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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

Where is the Greff family from?

Greff Family Occupations

What did your Greff ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Fish Hawker

  • School Mistress


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

Greff Historical Records

What Greff family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Greff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greff 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 805 immigration records available for the last name Greff. 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 494 military records available for the last name Greff. For the veterans among your Greff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greff Life Expectancy

What is the average Greff lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greff 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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