Grisham Family History

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Grisham Name Meaning

English: variant of Gresham. Possibly an altered spelling of German Griesheim, a habitational name for someone from any of several places so named in southern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Gresham, Sham, Grimshaw, Brigham, Drish, Gorham, Isham, Gotham

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Grisham Family Origin

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Grisham Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Mayor

    33%
  • Postmaster

    33%

In 1881, Laborer and Mayor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Grisham. The most common Grisham occupation in Canada was Laborer. 33% of Grisham's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Grisham family was Postmaster.

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Grisham Historical Records

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Grisham Life Expectancy

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