Griesbach Family History

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Griesbach Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living near a stream with a sandy bottom, from Middle High German griez ‘sand’ + bach ‘brook’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Grieser, Griesel, Heinbach, Railsback, Gronbach, Weisbach, Frisch

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Griesbach Family Origin

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Griesbach Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Clerk Furniture

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Griesbach family was Farming. The most common Griesbach occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Griesbach's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Clerk Furniture were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Griesbach.

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Griesbach Historical Records

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Griesbach Life Expectancy

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