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Gripp Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a deep valley, from Middle English grype ‘kettle’, ‘caldron’ (Old English gripu). German: variant of Greif 1.

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


Similar surnames: Tripp, Ripp, Gapp, Cripe, Gipp, Griff, Crisp, Trapp, Grill, Gropp

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Gripp Family Origin

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Gripp Family Occupations

What did your Gripp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gripp family was Cigar Maker. The most common Gripp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Gripp's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Boot & Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gripp.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    6%
  • Cigar Maker

    6%

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

Gripp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gripp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gripp 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gripp. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gripp. For the veterans among your Gripp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gripp Life Expectancy

What is the average Gripp lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gripp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Gripp in 1959 was 64, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gripp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gripp 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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