Griffee Family History

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Griffee Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gríobhtha (see Griffin).

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

Similar surnames: Griffey, Griffy, Griffin, Gaffey, Griff, Caffee, Griffis, Griffie

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Griffee Family Origin

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Griffee Family Occupations

What did your Griffee ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Griffee. 12% of Griffee men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Griffee women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Griffee were Laborer and Bank Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Proprietor
  • Labor
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Teacher
  • Waitress
  • Bank Clerk

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

Griffee Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Griffee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Griffee 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 72 immigration records available for the last name Griffee. 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 687 military records available for the last name Griffee. For the veterans among your Griffee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Griffee Life Expectancy

What is the average Griffee lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Griffee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Griffee in 1953 was 51, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Griffee

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Griffee 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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