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Grayson Family History

Grayson Name Meaning
English: patronymic from Grave 1.

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

492,957 Historical Documents with Grayson on Ancestry.com
132,439 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
16,475 Military Records
5,938 Immigration Records
84,161 Census and Voter Lists
253,944 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Grayson Families

  • Number of Grayson families
     79 - 155
     27 - 78
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Grayson families
     653 - 1,304
     218 - 652
     1 - 217
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Grayson families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Grayson census records

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Grayson Family Origin

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Grayson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Grayson families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Grayson

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Grayson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Grayson census records

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Grayson Civil War Service Records

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