Grigsby Family History

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Grigsby Name Meaning

English (Kent): habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Grisby, Rigsby, Bigsby, Brisby, Frisby, Lisby, Silsby, Grimsley

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Grigsby Family Origin

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Grigsby Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    19%
  • Agricultural Laborer

    5%
  • Gardener

    5%
  • General Laborer

    5%

In 1881, the most common Grigsby occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 19% of Grigsby's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Agricultural Laborer and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grigsby. A less common occupation for the Grigsby family was General Laborer.

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Grigsby Historical Records

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Grigsby Life Expectancy

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