Grijalva Family History

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Grijalva Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of various places named Grijalba, in particular the one in Burgos province. The place name is from iglesia ‘church’ + Old Spanish alva ‘white’.

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


Similar surnames: Granata, Rogalla, Grimley, Grill, Rinella, Silva, Grimsley, Grimaldo

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Grijalva Family Origin

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Grijalva Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Miner

    17%

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In 1880, Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Grijalva. A less common occupation for the Grijalva family was Miner. The most common Grijalva occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Grijalva's were Laborers.

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Grijalva Historical Records

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Grijalva Life Expectancy

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