Grizzell Family History

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Grizzell Name Meaning

Americanized form of French and Swiss French Grisel or Grizel, derivatives of Gris, from Old French gris ‘gray’, hence a nickname for a man with gray hair, a gray complexion, or who habitually wore gray.

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


Similar surnames: Grizzle, Frizzell, Crispell, Riddell, Uzzell, Grill, Grizzard

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Grizzell Family Origin

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Grizzell Family Occupations

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  • Shoemaker

    21%
  • Fellmonger

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Blacksmith Master

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Grizzell family was Blacksmith Master. The most common Grizzell occupation in the UK was Shoemaker. 21% of Grizzell's were Shoemakers. Shoemaker, Fellmonger and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grizzell.

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Grizzell Historical Records

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Grizzell Life Expectancy

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