Greiff Family History

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Greiff Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Greif 1.

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

Similar surnames: Griff, Greif, Greff, Grief, Reif, Riff, Graeff, Greive, Greil, Graff

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Greiff Family Origin

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Greiff Family Occupations

What did your Greiff ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Borough Council Storekeep and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Greiff. 13% of Greiff men worked as a Borough Council Storekeep and 59% of Greiff women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Greiff were Printers Warehouseman and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Borough Council Storekeep
  • Electrical Goods Sales
  • Printers Assistant Reti
  • Printers Warehouseman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Clerk (lloyes Insurance)
  • Club Bar Cast
  • Private Means

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

Greiff Historical Records

What Greiff family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Greiff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greiff 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Greiff. 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 Greiff. For the veterans among your Greiff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greiff Life Expectancy

What is the average Greiff lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Greiff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Greiff in 1956 was 65, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greiff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greiff 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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