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Grigsby Family History

Grigsby Name Meaning
English (Kent): habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. 1881 British census has 227; Kent: 145; UK 100, Kent: 36.

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

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Name Distribution of Grigsby Families

  • Number of Grigsby families
     74 - 146
     25 - 73
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Grigsby families
     42 - 82
     15 - 41
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Grigsby last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Grigsby Family Origin

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Grigsby Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Grigsby

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Grigsby Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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