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Greisen Family History

Greisen Name Meaning
Danish: patronymic from the personal name Greis, a reduced form of Gregers, Danish form of Gregory.

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

8,373 Historical Documents with Greisen on Ancestry.com
3,544 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
900 Military Records
299 Immigration Records
1,080 Census and Voter Lists
2,550 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Greisen Families

  • Number of Greisen families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Greisen families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Greisen last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Greisen census records

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Greisen Family Origin

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Greisen Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Greisen

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Greisen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Greisen census records

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Greisen Civil War Service Records

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