Grisby Family History

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Grisby Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Brisby, Grigsby, Frisby, Lisby, Risby, Granby, Rigsby, Gadsby, Ormsby

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Grisby Family Origin

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Grisby Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    20%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    10%
  • Brush Maker

    10%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%

In 1881, the most common Grisby occupation in the UK was Butcher. 20% of Grisby's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Grisby family was Cabinet Maker. Butcher, Agricultural Labourer and Brush Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grisby.

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Grisby Historical Records

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Grisby Life Expectancy

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