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Grieshaber Name Meaning

South German: presumably a nickname for a farmer from a pan-cooked dish called Grieshaber consisting of milled grain lard and eggs.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Griesel, Brushaber, Wildhaber, Grieser, Griesemer, Griebel, Graber

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Where is the Grieshaber family from?

You can see how Grieshaber families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Grieshaber family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Grieshaber families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 26 Grieshaber families living in Ohio. This was about 25% of all the recorded Grieshaber's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Grieshaber families in 1880.
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What did your Grieshaber ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Grieshaber. 22% of Grieshaber men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Grieshaber women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grieshaber were Machinist and Clerk. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Farmer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Secretary
  • Nurse
  • Clerk
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 950 immigration records available for the last name Grieshaber. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Grieshaber. For the veterans among your Grieshaber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Grieshaber lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Grieshaber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Grieshaber in 1953 was 59, and 84 in 2004.

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