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Grigsby Name Meaning

English (Kent): habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Grisby, Rigsby, Bigsby, Brisby, Frisby, Lisby, Silsby, Grimsley

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Grigsby Family Origin

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Grigsby Family Occupations

What did your Grigsby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grigsby family was Farming. The most common Grigsby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Grigsby's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grigsby.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

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Grigsby Historical Records

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

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Grigsby Life Expectancy

What is the average Grigsby lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Grigsby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Grigsby in 1944 was 24, and 74 in 2004.

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