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Grasley Family History

Grasley Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of South German Gräsle or Swiss German Gräsli, diminutives of Gras (see Grass).Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Grässle or Grässling, from a Germanic personal name reflected by Old High German gratag ‘greedy’.

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

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2,475 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
218 Military Records
274 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Grasley Families

  • Number of Grasley families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Grasley families
     25 - 47
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Grasley families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Grasley Family Origin

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Grasley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Grasley

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Grasley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Grasley census records

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Grasley Civil War Service Records

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