Griffy Family History

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Griffy Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gríobhtha (see Griffin).

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


Similar surnames: Griffey, Griffee, Griffin, Griff, Briody, Griffis, Groff, Guffy

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Griffy Family Origin

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Griffy Family Occupations

What did your Griffy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Griffy. The most common Griffy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Griffy's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Griffy family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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

Griffy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Griffy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Griffy 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 305 immigration records available for the last name Griffy. 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 892 military records available for the last name Griffy. For the veterans among your Griffy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Griffy Life Expectancy

What is the average Griffy lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Griffy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Griffy in 1962 was 73, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Griffy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Griffy 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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