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Greiser Name Meaning

German: descriptive nickname for a gray-haired man, from Middle High German gris ‘gray’ (see Greis).

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


Similar surnames: Preiser, Reiser, Geiser, Greiner, Kreisel, Leiser, Gaiser, Reier

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Greiser Family Origin

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Greiser Family Occupations

What did your Greiser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Greiser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Greiser's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greiser. A less common occupation for the Greiser family was Harness Maker.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Harness Maker

    8%

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Greiser Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Greiser ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Greiser Life Expectancy

What is the average Greiser lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, Greiser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Greiser in 1963 was 75, and 82 in 2004.

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United States

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