Grieger Family History

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Grieger Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Grieger, one of the German forms of Latin Gregorius (see Gregory).

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

Similar surnames: Greger, Krieger, Rieger, Gregor, Grieser, Kriger, Brieger, Roeger

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Grieger Family Origin

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Grieger Family Occupations

What did your Grieger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Grieger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Grieger's were Farmers. Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Grieger. A less common occupation for the Grieger family was Realtier.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Realtier


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Grieger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grieger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grieger 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 925 immigration records available for the last name Grieger. 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 Grieger. For the veterans among your Grieger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grieger Life Expectancy

What is the average Grieger lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Grieger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Grieger in 1961 was 63, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grieger 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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