Greggs Family History

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Greggs Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Gregg.

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

Similar surnames: Griggs, Regis, Greg, Cregg, Gregg, Triggs, Spriggs, Gregor, Briggs

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Greggs Family Origin

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Greggs Family Occupations

What did your Greggs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Greggs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Greggs's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greggs. A less common occupation for the Greggs family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Greggs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Greggs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greggs 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 497 immigration records available for the last name Greggs. 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 Greggs. For the veterans among your Greggs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greggs Life Expectancy

What is the average Greggs lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Greggs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Greggs in 1947 was 47, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greggs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greggs 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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