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Grieco Family History

Grieco Name Meaning

Italian: variant of Greco.

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

Similar surnames: Greco, Grecco, Garino, Bricco, Griest, Grief, Grieb, Gieck, Grillo

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Where is the Grieco family from?

You can see how Grieco families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Grieco family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Grieco families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 58 Grieco families living in New York. This was about 43% of all the recorded Grieco's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Grieco families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Grieco surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Grieco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Grieco. 15% of Grieco men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Grieco women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grieco were Barber and Operator.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman
  • Barber

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Machine Operator
  • New Worker
  • Operator
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Grieco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grieco census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Grieco. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Grieco. For the veterans among your Grieco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Grieco lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Grieco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Grieco in 1945 was 57, and 80 in 2004.

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