Gregston Family History

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Gregston Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered form of Gregson.

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


Similar surnames: Gregson, Benston, Bresson, Gregor, Creviston, Cheston, Greisen

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Gregston Family Origin

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Gregston Family Occupations

What did your Gregston ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gregston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 88% of Gregston's were Farmers. Farmer and Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gregston.

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  • Farmer

    88%
  • Painter

    13%

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Gregston Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gregston Life Expectancy

What is the average Gregston lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gregston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Gregston in 1962 was 65, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gregston 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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