Grindstaff Family History

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Grindstaff Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Frenzhof, a habitational name from a place so named near Heidelberg, or of Granzow (see Granzow).

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


Similar surnames: Grandstaff, Pinkstaff, Griff, Lindstedt, Grindrod, Grindley, Grimstad

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Grindstaff Family Origin

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Grindstaff Family Occupations

What did your Grindstaff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grindstaff. The most common Grindstaff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Grindstaff's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Grindstaff family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

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Grindstaff Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Grindstaff Life Expectancy

What is the average Grindstaff lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Grindstaff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Grindstaff in 1950 was 48, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grindstaff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grindstaff 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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