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Grissett Family History

Grissett Name Meaning
Anglicized or Germanized spelling of French Griset ‘gray’ (see Grise). The name was probably taken to Germany by Huguenot refugees in the late 17th century, and thence to North America (NC). pwh.

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

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81 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Grissett Families

  • Number of Grissett families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Grissett families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Grissett families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Grissett Family Origin

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Grissett Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Grissett

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Grissett Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Grissett Civil War Service Records

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