Griesinger Family History

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Griesinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place named Griesingen in Bavaria.

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

Similar surnames: Riedinger, Wiesinger, Frisinger, Ridinger, Geisinger, Biesinger

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Griesinger Family Origin

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Griesinger Family Occupations

What did your Griesinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Griesinger family was Farmer. The most common Griesinger occupation in the USA was Beer Saloon. 9% of Griesinger's were Beer Saloons. Beer Saloon, Boot & Shoe Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Griesinger.

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  • Beer Saloon

  • Boot & Shoe Maker

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer


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

Griesinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Griesinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Griesinger 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 516 immigration records available for the last name Griesinger. 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 885 military records available for the last name Griesinger. For the veterans among your Griesinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Griesinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Griesinger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Griesinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Griesinger in 1962 was 66, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Griesinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Griesinger 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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