Grise Family History

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Grise Name Meaning

English: variant of Grice. French (Grisé): variant spelling of Griset, a nickname for someone with gray hair, a gray complexion, or perhaps one who habitually wore gray, from Old French gris ‘gray’.

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


Similar surnames: Grice, Grisez, Grose, Grine, Guise, Grist, Gise, Griese, Grime, Krise

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Grise Family Origin

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Grise Family Occupations

What did your Grise ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Grise occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Grise's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grise. A less common occupation for the Grise family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Grise Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Grise Life Expectancy

What is the average Grise lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Grise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Grise in 1945 was 26, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grise

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grise 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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