Grieser Family History

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Grieser Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone living on a sandy site, from Middle High German griez ‘sand’ + -er suffix denoting an inhabitant.

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

Similar surnames: Griesel, Grueser, Graeser, Gritter, Gieser, Griesemer, Grasser

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Grieser Family Origin

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Grieser Family Occupations

What did your Grieser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Grieser. 34% of Grieser men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Grieser women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grieser were Truck Driver and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Housework
  • Clerk

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

Grieser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grieser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grieser 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 965 immigration records available for the last name Grieser. 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 Grieser. For the veterans among your Grieser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grieser Life Expectancy

What is the average Grieser lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Grieser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Grieser in 1961 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

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