Greiser Family History

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Greiser Name Meaning

German: descriptive nickname for a gray-haired man, from Middle High German gris ‘gray’ (see Greis).

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


Similar surnames: Preiser, Reiser, Geiser, Greiner, Kreisel, Leiser, Gaiser, Reier

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Greiser Family Origin

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Greiser Family Occupations

What did your Greiser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Greiser family was Harness Maker. The most common Greiser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Greiser's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greiser.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Harness Maker

    8%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Greiser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Greiser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greiser 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Greiser. 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 Greiser. For the veterans among your Greiser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greiser Life Expectancy

What is the average Greiser lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Greiser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Greiser in 1963 was 75, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greiser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greiser 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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