Grieves Family History

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Grieves Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from Grieve.

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


Similar surnames: Grieve, Greive, Reeves, Grimes, Graves, Gribben, Grieder, Nieves

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Grieves Family Origin

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Grieves Family Occupations

What did your Grieves ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Tailor and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grieves. The most common Grieves occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Grieves's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Grieves family was Joiner.

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Tailor

    3%
  • Butcher

    2%
  • Joiner

    2%

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

Grieves Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Grieves Life Expectancy

What is the average Grieves lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Grieves life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Grieves in 1946 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grieves

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grieves 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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