Grierson Family History

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Grierson Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from Grier.

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

Similar surnames: Frierson, Greeson, Iverson, Peterson, Merson, Giberson, Grigson

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Grierson Family Origin

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Grierson Family Occupations

What did your Grierson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Grierson. 6% of Grierson men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Grierson women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grierson were Carpenter and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housework
  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk

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

Grierson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Grierson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grierson 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Grierson. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Grierson. For the veterans among your Grierson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grierson Life Expectancy

What is the average Grierson lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Grierson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Grierson in 1957 was 56, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grierson 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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