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

What did your Grigsby ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    19%
  • Agricultural Laborer

    5%
  • Gardener

    5%
  • General Laborer

    5%

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

Grigsby Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Grigsby Life Expectancy

What is the average Grigsby lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Grigsby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Grigsby in 1944 was 24, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grigsby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grigsby 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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