Griggs Family History

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Griggs Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Grigg.

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


Similar surnames: Triggs, Grigg, Riggs, Greggs, Rings, Prigge, Griggers, Rigg, Frings

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Griggs Family Origin

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Griggs Family Occupations

What did your Griggs ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Griggs Historical Records

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

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Griggs Life Expectancy

What is the average Griggs lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, Griggs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Griggs in 1943 was 36, and 71 in 2004.

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