Grills Family History

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Grills Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Grill 1.

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

Similar surnames: Gills, Grimes, Grill, Griggs, Wills, Sills, Rolls, Ralls, Crill

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Grills Family Origin

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Grills Family Occupations

What did your Grills ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grills. The most common Grills occupation in the UK was Farmer. 11% of Grills's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Grills family was Barge Man.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Barge Man


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

Grills Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Grills. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grills 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Grills. 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 Grills. For the veterans among your Grills ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grills Life Expectancy

What is the average Grills lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Grills life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Grills in 1953 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grills

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grills 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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