Gregson Family History

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Gregson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Greg, a short form of the personal name Gregory.

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


Similar surnames: Grigson, Gregor, Getson, Greisen, Pierson, Gregori, Remson, Bresson

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Gregson Family Origin

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Gregson Family Occupations

What did your Gregson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gregson. The most common Gregson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Gregson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gregson family was In Shoe Shop.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%
  • In Shoe Shop

    3%

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

Gregson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gregson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gregson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gregson. 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 Gregson. For the veterans among your Gregson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gregson Life Expectancy

What is the average Gregson lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Gregson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Gregson in 1952 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gregson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gregson 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.

Famous Gregson Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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