Mcgriff Family History

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Mcgriff Name Meaning

Irish: of uncertain origin. Perhaps an altered form of McNiff.

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

Similar surnames: Mcniff, Mcgrew, Griff, Mcguff, Caniff, Mcbride, Mcgill, Mcbrien

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Mcgriff Family Origin

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Mcgriff Family Occupations

What did your Mcgriff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcgriff family was Blacksmith. The most common Mcgriff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Mcgriff's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgriff.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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

Mcgriff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Mcgriff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgriff 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 250 immigration records available for the last name Mcgriff. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Mcgriff. For the veterans among your Mcgriff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcgriff Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgriff lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgriff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mcgriff in 1947 was 26, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcgriff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcgriff 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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