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Where is the Griffis family from?
You can see how Griffis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Griffis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Griffis families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 21 Griffis families living in New York. This was about 18% of all the recorded Griffis's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Griffis families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Griffis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Griffis. 23% of Griffis men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Griffis women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Griffis were Farm Laborer and Stenographer.