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Grey Family History

Grey Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Gray 1.German: dialect variant of Grau.

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

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236,221 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
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23,990 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Grey Families

  • Number of Grey families
     209 - 416
     70 - 208
     1 - 69
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Grey families
     401 - 799
     134 - 400
     1 - 133
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Grey families
     59 - 116
     20 - 58
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Grey census records

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Grey 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 Grey 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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Grey Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Grey 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 Grey

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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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Grey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Grey census records

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

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Grey Civil War Service Records

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

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