Greisen Family History

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Greisen Name Meaning

Danish: patronymic from the personal name Greis, a reduced form of Gregers, Danish form of Gregory.

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


Similar surnames: Theisen, Gregson, Treinen, Gresens, Gressel, Green, Geisel, Geiken

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Greisen Family Origin

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Greisen Family Occupations

What did your Greisen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Boot & S. Merchant and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greisen. The most common Greisen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Greisen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Greisen family was Teaching School.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Boot & S. Merchant

    14%
  • Merchant

    14%
  • Teaching School

    14%

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

Greisen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Greisen Life Expectancy

What is the average Greisen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Greisen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Greisen in 1962 was 74, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greisen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greisen 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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