Grillo Family History

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Grillo Name Meaning

Italian: nickname for a cheerful person, from grillo ‘cricket’ (Late Latin grillus). Respelling of French Grillot.

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


Similar surnames: Grill, Grillot, Trillo, Griffo, Grilli, Priolo, Gallo, Krill

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Grillo Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Grillo name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Grillo. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy

    34%

  • England & Wales

    19%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    13%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • France

    6%

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Grillo Family Origin

Where is the Grillo family from?

Grillo Family Occupations

What did your Grillo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grillo family was Resturant. Cigar Maker, Farmer and Keeps Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grillo. The most common Grillo occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 20% of Grillo's were Cigar Makers.

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  • Cigar Maker

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeps Saloon

    20%
  • Resturant

    20%

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

Grillo Historical Records

What Grillo family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Grillo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grillo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Grillo. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Grillo. For the veterans among your Grillo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grillo Life Expectancy

What is the average Grillo lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Grillo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Grillo in 1943 was 37, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grillo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grillo 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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