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Griswell Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin. Perhaps an altered form of Griswold or Creswell. In the U.S. it is found chiefly in GA.

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


Similar surnames: Croswell, Criswell, Rishell, Oswell, Trussell, Twidwell, Braswell

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Griswell Family Origin

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Griswell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Painter

    7%

In 1880, the most common Griswell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Griswell's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Griswell. A less common occupation for the Griswell family was Painter.

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Griswell Historical Records

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Griswell Life Expectancy

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