Griner Family History

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Griner Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Greiner. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from an inflected form of Yiddish grin ‘green’ (see Green).

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

Similar surnames: Grine, Kriner, Gruner, Riner, Briner, Criner, Kriger, Winer, Greiner

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Griner Family Origin

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Griner Family Occupations

What did your Griner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cabinet Maker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Griner. 5% of Griner men worked as a Cabinet Maker and 54% of Griner women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Griner were Fitters Labourer and Dressmaker (retired)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cabinet Maker
  • District Manager (cateres To H M)
  • Fancy Hosiery Foreman
  • Fitters Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housekeeper
  • Dyers cleaners Manager
  • Dressmaker (retired)

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

Griner Historical Records

What Griner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Griner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Griner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Griner

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Griner. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Griner. For the veterans among your Griner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Griner Life Expectancy

What is the average Griner lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Griner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Griner in 1945 was 62, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Griner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Griner 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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