Grilley Family History

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Grilley Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of Irish Crilly.

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


Similar surnames: Crilley, Gillen, Gromley, Graley, Gilley, Crilly, Stilley, Kriley

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Grilley Family Origin

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Grilley Family Occupations

What did your Grilley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Grilley. 32% of Grilley men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Grilley women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grilley were Farm Laborer and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Farmer
    32%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Teacher
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Clerk
    23%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Grilley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Grilley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grilley 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 106 immigration records available for the last name Grilley. 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 419 military records available for the last name Grilley. For the veterans among your Grilley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grilley Life Expectancy

What is the average Grilley lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Grilley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Grilley in 1943 was 39, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grilley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grilley 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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