Griffing Family History

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Griffing Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Griffin.

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


Similar surnames: Griffen, Griffin, Griffie, Giffen, Gribbin, Greening, Riling

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Griffing Family Origin

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Griffing Family Occupations

What did your Griffing ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Griffing family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Griffing. The most common Griffing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Griffing's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Griffing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Griffing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Griffing 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 Griffing

Passenger List

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

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Griffing Life Expectancy

What is the average Griffing lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Griffing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Griffing in 1950 was 50, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Griffing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Griffing 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 Griffing Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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