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Grier Family History

Grier Name Meaning
Scottish: from the personal name Grier, a common medieval Scottish vernacular form of Gregory.

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

266,380 Historical Documents with Grier on Ancestry.com
70,981 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
14,444 Military Records
6,048 Immigration Records
49,670 Census and Voter Lists
125,237 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Grier Families

  • Number of Grier families
     129 - 256
     44 - 128
     1 - 43
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Grier families
     25 - 47
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Grier families
     61 - 119
     21 - 60
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Grier census records

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Grier Family Origin

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Grier Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Grier

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Grier Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Grier census records

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Grier Civil War Service Records

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