Greseth Family History

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Greseth Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farms, in Møre and Trøndelag, named with Old Norse grjót ‘stone’ + setr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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

Similar surnames: Roseth, Gulseth, Bremseth, Finseth, Espeseth, Gronseth, Great, Grose

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Greseth Family Origin

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Greseth Family Occupations

What did your Greseth ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Greseth. 49% of Greseth men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Greseth women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Greseth were Barber and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Accounting
  • Barber

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Cook
  • Laborer
  • Maid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Greseth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 733 census records available for the last name Greseth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greseth 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 95 immigration records available for the last name Greseth. 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 42 military records available for the last name Greseth. For the veterans among your Greseth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greseth Life Expectancy

What is the average Greseth lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Greseth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Greseth in 1959 was 68, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greseth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greseth 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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