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Greer Family History

Greer Name Meaning
Chiefly northern Irish: variant of Grier.

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

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292,487 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
46,943 Military Records
19,211 Immigration Records
218,451 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Greer Families

  • Number of Greer families
     283 - 564
     95 - 282
     1 - 94
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Greer families
     83 - 164
     28 - 82
     1 - 27
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Greer families
     180 - 357
     61 - 179
     1 - 60
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Greer census records

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Greer Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Greer families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Greer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Greer

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Greer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Greer census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Greer ancestors, such as occupation.

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Greer Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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