Graybill Family History

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Graybill Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the Swiss German habitational name Kräh(en)bühl, literally ‘crow hill’ (see Krahenbuhl).

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


Similar surnames: Kraybill, Grabill, Crabill, Gambill, Krabill, Brackbill, Brakebill

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Graybill Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Graybill name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Graybill. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    48%

  • Germanic Europe

    21%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    11%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

  • Norway

    3%

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Graybill Family Origin

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Graybill Family Occupations

What did your Graybill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Graybill family was Carpenter. The most common Graybill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Graybill's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Graybill.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Graybill ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Graybill Historical Records

What Graybill family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Graybill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Graybill census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 717 immigration records available for the last name Graybill. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Graybill. For the veterans among your Graybill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Graybill Life Expectancy

What is the average Graybill lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Graybill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Graybill in 1942 was 35, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Graybill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Graybill ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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