Grizzell Family History

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Grizzell Name Meaning

Americanized form of French and Swiss French Grisel or Grizel, derivatives of Gris, from Old French gris ‘gray’, hence a nickname for a man with gray hair, a gray complexion, or who habitually wore gray.

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


Similar surnames: Grizzle, Frizzell, Crispell, Riddell, Uzzell, Grill, Grizzard

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Grizzell Family Origin

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Grizzell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Farm Laborer

    18%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Farming

    9%

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

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Grizzell Historical Records

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Grizzell Life Expectancy

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