Griswell Family History

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Griswell Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin. Perhaps an altered form of Griswold or Creswell. In the U.S. it is found chiefly in GA.

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


Similar surnames: Croswell, Criswell, Rishell, Oswell, Trussell, Twidwell, Braswell

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Griswell Family Origin

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Griswell Family Occupations

What did your Griswell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Electro Plater and Flydriver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Griswell. The most common Griswell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 17% of Griswell's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Griswell family was Labourer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    17%
  • Electro Plater

    17%
  • Flydriver

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Griswell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Griswell Historical Records

What Griswell family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Griswell Life Expectancy

What is the average Griswell lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Griswell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Griswell in 1945 was 43, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Griswell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Griswell 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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