Grier Name Meaning

Scottish: from the personal name Grier, a common medieval Scottish vernacular form of Gregory.

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


Similar surnames: Brier, Grief, Gaier, Gries, Prior, Gruel, Frier, Grieb, Griner, Gier

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Grier Family Origin

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Grier Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Commission Agent

    2%
  • Housekeeper

    2%
  • Rag Dealer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Grier occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 2% of Grier's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Grier family was Rag Dealer. Coal Miner, Commission Agent and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grier.

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Grier Historical Records

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Grier Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Grier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Grier in 1944 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grier

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