Grizzard Family History

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Grizzard Name Meaning

Variant spelling of French Grizard, a pejorative derivative of gris ‘gray’ (see Grizzle).

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


Similar surnames: Grizzle, Grizzell, Gillard, Izzard, Rickard, Rivard, Hazzard, Girard

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Grizzard Family Origin

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Grizzard Family Occupations

What did your Grizzard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grizzard. The most common Grizzard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Grizzard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Grizzard family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Grizzard Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Grizzard Life Expectancy

What is the average Grizzard lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Grizzard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Grizzard in 1943 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grizzard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grizzard 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.

Famous Grizzard Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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