Griggs Family History

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Griggs Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Grigg.

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


Similar surnames: Triggs, Grigg, Riggs, Greggs, Rings, Prigge, Griggers, Rigg, Frings

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Griggs Family Origin

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Griggs Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    15%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Griggs family was Farmer. The most common Griggs occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 15% of Griggs's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Griggs.

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Griggs Historical Records

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Griggs Life Expectancy

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