Griesmer Family History

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Griesmer Name Meaning

German: variant of Griesemer.

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


Similar surnames: Griesser, Grismer, Graesser, Gresser, Graeser, Grimmer, Grieser

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Griesmer Family Origin

Where is the Griesmer family from?

Griesmer Family Occupations

What did your Griesmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Griesmer family was Photographer. The most common Griesmer occupation in the USA was Clerk In Life Ins. Office. 17% of Griesmer's were Clerk In Life Ins. Offices. Clerk In Life Ins. Office, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Griesmer.

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  • Clerk In Life Ins. Office

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Photographer

    17%

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

Griesmer Historical Records

What Griesmer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Griesmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Griesmer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Griesmer

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Griesmer. 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 Griesmer. For the veterans among your Griesmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Griesmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Griesmer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Griesmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Griesmer in 1954 was 45, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Griesmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Griesmer 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.

Famous Griesmer Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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