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Grieme Family History

Grieme Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a compound personal name beginning with the Germanic element grim ‘mask’, ‘helmet’. Compare Greim.

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


Similar surnames: Grime, Grimmer, Grimm, Grieve, Riewe, Grima, Riepe, Priewe, Prime

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Where is the Grieme family from?

You can see how Grieme families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Grieme family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Grieme families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Grieme families living in Quebec. This was about 67% of all the recorded Grieme's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Grieme families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Grieme surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Grieme ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Grieme. 68% of Grieme men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Grieme women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grieme were Attendant and Secretary. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    68%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Bookkeeper
    11%
  • Attendant
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    60%
  • Secretary
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Grieme. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grieme census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 357 immigration records available for the last name Grieme. 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 Cards

There are 216 military records available for the last name Grieme. For the veterans among your Grieme ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Grieme lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Grieme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Grieme in 1958 was 58, and 78 in 2003.

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