Gridley Family History

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Gridley Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone with a pock-marked face (see Greeley).

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

Similar surnames: Greeley, Gidley, Grindley, Ridley, Graley, Grimley, Wrigley, Sidley

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Gridley Family Origin

Where is the Gridley family from?

Gridley Family Occupations

What did your Gridley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Bricklayer, Agricultural Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gridley. A less common occupation for the Gridley family was Annuitant. The most common Gridley occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 4% of Gridley's were Bricklayers.

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  • Bricklayer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Annuitant


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

Gridley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Gridley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gridley 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 Gridley. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Gridley. For the veterans among your Gridley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gridley Life Expectancy

What is the average Gridley lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gridley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gridley in 1954 was 41, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gridley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gridley 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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