Grieff Family History

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Grieff Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): variant spelling of Grief.

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


Similar surnames: Grief, Graeff, Griff, Greif, Greely, Greff, Graff, Griest, Rieff

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Grieff Family Origin

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Grieff Family Occupations

What did your Grieff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grieff family was Freight T. Cond.. The most common Grieff occupation in the USA was At Home. 11% of Grieff's were At Homes. At Home, Boat Builder and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grieff.

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  • At Home

    11%
  • Boat Builder

    11%
  • Clerk In Store

    11%
  • Freight T. Cond.

    11%

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

Grieff Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Grieff Life Expectancy

What is the average Grieff lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Grieff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Grieff in 1956 was 46, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grieff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grieff 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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