Grannis Family History

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Grannis Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of English Crannis, a habitational name from Cranes in Nevendon, Essex.

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


Similar surnames: Francis, Annis, Danis, Tennis, Brandis, Gianni, Bennis, Grames

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Grannis Family Origin

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Grannis Family Occupations

What did your Grannis ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Grannis occupation in Canada was Carder. 13% of Grannis's were Carders. A less common occupation for the Grannis family was Hotel. Carder, Clerk and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grannis.

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  • Carder

    13%
  • Clerk

    13%
  • Going To School

    13%
  • Hotel

    13%

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

Grannis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Grannis Life Expectancy

What is the average Grannis lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Grannis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Grannis in 1962 was 70, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grannis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grannis 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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