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Greiss Name Meaning

German: variant of Greis. Muslim: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Geiss, Reiss, Kreiss, Preiss, Reis, Greis, Geise, Greiser, Reish

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Greiss Family Origin

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Greiss Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Blacksmith In Carriage Factory

    6%
  • Bookkeeper

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Greiss family was Carpenter. The most common Greiss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Greiss's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith In Carriage Factory and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greiss.

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Greiss Historical Records

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Greiss Life Expectancy

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