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

What did your Grijalva ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Miner


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Grijalva Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Grijalva Life Expectancy

What is the average Grijalva lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Grijalva life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Grijalva in 1952 was 25, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grijalva

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grijalva 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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