Griscom Family History

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Griscom Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place called Griscombe.

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


Similar surnames: Roscoe, Briscoe, Grisham, Liscomb, Gresham, Griswold, Hanscom, Visco

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Griscom Family Origin

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Griscom Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Griscom. The most common Griscom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Griscom's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Griscom family was Blacksmith.

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Griscom Historical Records

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Griscom Life Expectancy

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