Griest Family History

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Griest Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps a variant of Grist. German: unexplained.

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

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Griest Family Origin

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Griest Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Merchant

    5%

In 1880, the most common Griest occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Griest's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Griest. A less common occupation for the Griest family was Merchant.

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Griest Life Expectancy

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