Grisby Family History

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Grisby Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Brisby, Grigsby, Frisby, Lisby, Risby, Granby, Rigsby, Gadsby, Ormsby

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Grisby Family Origin

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Grisby Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • Farmer

    21%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Clerk In Grocery

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grisby family was Clerk In Grocery. The most common Grisby occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Grisby's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grisby.

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Grisby Historical Records

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Grisby Life Expectancy

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