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Grierson Family History

Grierson Name Meaning
Scottish: patronymic from Grier.

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

221,733 Historical Documents with Grierson on Ancestry.com
34,011 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
15,816 Military Records
9,409 Immigration Records
26,742 Census and Voter Lists
135,755 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Grierson Families

  • Number of Grierson families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Grierson families
     121 - 240
     41 - 120
     1 - 40
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Grierson families
     154 - 306
     52 - 153
     1 - 51
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Grierson Family Origin

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Grierson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Grierson

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Grierson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Grierson census records

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Grierson Civil War Service Records

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