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

What did your Grizzell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grizzell.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Farm Laborer

    18%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Farming

    9%

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

Grizzell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Grizzell Life Expectancy

What is the average Grizzell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Grizzell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Grizzell in 1962 was 79, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grizzell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grizzell 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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