Greason Family History

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Greason Name Meaning

Possibly a variant spelling of French Grison, a nickname for a man with gray hair, from gris ‘gray’. This name also occurs in Germany, mainly in Baden, near the French border, and may have been taken from there to the U.S. It is found chiefly in MO and GA.

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

Similar surnames: Reason, Gleaton, Grahn, Grenon, Greiser, Deacon, Grass, Gleason

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Greason Family Origin

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Greason Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Greason occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Greason's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Greason family was Keeps House. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greason.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Keeps House


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Greason Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Greason. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greason 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 687 immigration records available for the last name Greason. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Greason. For the veterans among your Greason ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greason Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Greason life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Greason in 1953 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greason 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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