Grisham Family History

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Grisham Name Meaning

English: variant of Gresham. Possibly an altered spelling of German Griesheim, a habitational name for someone from any of several places so named in southern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Gresham, Sham, Grimshaw, Brigham, Drish, Gorham, Isham, Gotham

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Grisham Family Origin

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Grisham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Grisham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Grisham's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grisham. A less common occupation for the Grisham family was Keeping House.

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Grisham Historical Records

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Grisham Life Expectancy

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