Greig Name Meaning

Scottish: from a short form of the personal name Gregory.

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


Similar surnames: Greim, Gregg, Gretz, Reis, Rein, Green, Gerg, Reil, Gerbig, Greif

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Greig Family Origin

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Greig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Machinist

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Greig family was Machinist. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greig. The most common Greig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Greig's were Farmers.

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Greig Historical Records

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Greig Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Greig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Greig in 1949 was 44, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greig

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