Gripp Family History

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Gripp Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a deep valley, from Middle English grype ‘kettle’, ‘caldron’ (Old English gripu). German: variant of Greif 1.

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


Similar surnames: Tripp, Ripp, Gapp, Cripe, Gipp, Griff, Crisp, Trapp, Grill, Gropp

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Gripp Family Origin

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Gripp Family Occupations

What did your Gripp ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Aircraft Riveter Late Shipy Boiler Maker Holderup and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gripp. 10% of Gripp men worked as an Aircraft Riveter Late Shipy Boiler Maker Holderup and 22% of Gripp women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gripp were Coach house Paintr writer and Domestic Help

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Aircraft Riveter Late Shipy Boiler Maker Holderup
    10%
  • Asst In Garage Bers
    10%
  • Bricklayer
    10%
  • Coach house Paintr writer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    22%
  • Button Machinist
    8%
  • Cook Servant
    8%
  • Domestic Help
    8%

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

Gripp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Gripp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gripp 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 586 immigration records available for the last name Gripp. 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 783 military records available for the last name Gripp. For the veterans among your Gripp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gripp Life Expectancy

What is the average Gripp lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gripp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Gripp in 1959 was 64, and 84 in 2004.

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