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Griffen Family Origin

Where is the Griffen family from?

Griffen Family Occupations

What did your Griffen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Griffen family was Farmer Son. Farmer, Student and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Griffen. The most common Griffen occupation in Canada was Farmer. 22% of Griffen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Student

    19%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Farmer Son

    4%

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

Griffen Historical Records

What Griffen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Griffen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Griffen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Griffen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Griffen. For the veterans among your Griffen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Griffen Life Expectancy

What is the average Griffen lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Griffen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Griffen in 1956 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Griffen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Griffen 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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