Gregg Family History

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Gregg Name Meaning

English: from a short form of Gregory.

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

Similar surnames: Grigg, Greig, Grogg, Green, Cregg, Gragg, Gress, Gregor, Gresh

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Gregg Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Gregg name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Gregg Family Origin

Where is the Gregg family from?

Gregg Family Occupations

What did your Gregg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gregg. The most common Gregg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Gregg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gregg family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Gregg Historical Records

What Gregg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 173,000 census records available for the last name Gregg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gregg 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 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Gregg. 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 36,000 military records available for the last name Gregg. For the veterans among your Gregg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gregg Life Expectancy

What is the average Gregg lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Gregg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gregg in 1942 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gregg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gregg 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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