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Griffith Name Meaning

Welsh: from the Old Welsh personal name Gruffudd, Old Welsh Grip(p)iud, composed of the elements grip, of uncertain significance, + iud ‘chief’, ‘lord’.

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


Similar surnames: Griffin, Griffiths, Griff, Griffo, Giffin, Reffitt, Greseth, Griffis

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Griffith Family Origin

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Griffith Family Occupations

What did your Griffith ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Griffith. The most common Griffith occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Griffith's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Griffith family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Griffith Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Griffith ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Griffith Life Expectancy

What is the average Griffith lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Griffith life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Griffith in 1940 was 27, and 74 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Griffith 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.

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