Grasley Family History

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Grasley Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of South German Gräsle or Swiss German Gräsli, diminutives of Gras (see Grass). Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Grässle or Grässling, from a Germanic personal name reflected by Old High German gratag ‘greedy’.

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


Similar surnames: Gravley, Grasser, Grable, Teasley, Masley, Graley, Rasey, Ratley

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Grasley Family Origin

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Grasley Family Occupations

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  • School

    40%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Labourer

    20%
  • Teamester

    20%

In 1881, the most common Grasley occupation in Canada was School. 40% of Grasley's were Schools. School, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grasley. A less common occupation for the Grasley family was Teamester.

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Grasley Historical Records

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Grasley Life Expectancy

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