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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

What did your Griesbach ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Griesbach family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Clerk Furniture

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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

Griesbach Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Griesbach Life Expectancy

What is the average Griesbach lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Griesbach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Griesbach in 1954 was 45, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Griesbach

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Griesbach 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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