Grindstaff Family History

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Grindstaff Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Frenzhof, a habitational name from a place so named near Heidelberg, or of Granzow (see Granzow).

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


Similar surnames: Grandstaff, Pinkstaff, Griff, Lindstedt, Grindrod, Grindley, Grimstad

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Grindstaff Family Origin

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Grindstaff Family Occupations

What did your Grindstaff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grindstaff. A less common occupation for the Grindstaff family was Laborer. The most common Grindstaff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Grindstaff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

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

Grindstaff Historical Records

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

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Grindstaff Life Expectancy

What is the average Grindstaff lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, Grindstaff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Grindstaff in 1950 was 48, and 70 in 2004.

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