Grizzle Family History

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Grizzle 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: Grizzell, Grise, Guile, Griese, Frizzell, Gipple, Grill, Grilli

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Grizzle Family Origin

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Grizzle Family Occupations

What did your Grizzle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grizzle family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grizzle. The most common Grizzle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Grizzle's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    3%

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

Grizzle Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Grizzle Life Expectancy

What is the average Grizzle lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Grizzle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Grizzle in 1952 was 48, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grizzle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grizzle 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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