Griesel Family History

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Griesel Name Meaning

South German (Bavaria) and Swiss German: from a diminutive of Middle High German griez ‘coarsely ground grain’; perhaps an occupational nickname for a miller, farmer, or farm worker, or alternatively a topographic name for someone who lived on sandy soil, from the same word in this sense.

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


Similar surnames: Griebel, Grieser, Grueser, Gries, Kiesel, Riegel, Griese, Wiesel

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Griesel Family Origin

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Griesel Family Occupations

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  • Cooper

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Harness Maker

    25%
  • Labatory

    25%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Griesel family was Labatory. Cooper, Farmer and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Griesel. The most common Griesel occupation in the USA was Cooper. 25% of Griesel's were Coopers.

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Griesel Historical Records

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Griesel Life Expectancy

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