Griswold Family History

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Griswold Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Griswolds Farm in Snitterfield, Warwickshire, which is probably named with Old English greosn ‘gravel’ + weald ‘woodland’.

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


Similar surnames: Gritton, Ringwood, Garwood, Grill, Griscom, Bratvold, Grimwood

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Griswold Family Origin

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Griswold Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    36%
  • Student

    18%
  • Cultivateur

    9%
  • Engineer

    9%

In 1881, Labourer, Student and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Griswold. The most common Griswold occupation in Canada was Labourer. 36% of Griswold's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Griswold family was Engineer.

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Griswold Historical Records

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Griswold Life Expectancy

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