Grzywa Family History

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Grzywa Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from grzywa ‘mane’, ‘shock of hair’.

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

Similar surnames: Grzywacz, Grzyb, Grenda, Guza, Grala, Grifka, Zyla, Gruca, Glowa

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Grzywa Family Origin

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Grzywa Family Occupations

What did your Grzywa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Grzywa. 19% of Grzywa men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Grzywa women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grzywa were Barber and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Optician
  • Barber

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
  • Dress Maker
  • House Keeper
  • Housekeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Grzywa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 300 census records available for the last name Grzywa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grzywa 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 149 immigration records available for the last name Grzywa. 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 97 military records available for the last name Grzywa. For the veterans among your Grzywa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grzywa Life Expectancy

What is the average Grzywa lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Grzywa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Grzywa in 1963 was 69, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grzywa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grzywa 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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