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Griffey Name Meaning

Irish (Clare): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gríobhtha (see Griffin ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Griffy, Griffee, Griffin, Gaffey, Guffey, Griff, Grilley, Griffis

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Where is the Griffey family from?

You can see how Griffey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Griffey family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Griffey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 30 Griffey families living in Devon. This was about 25% of all the recorded Griffey's in United Kingdom. Devon had the highest population of Griffey families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Griffey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Griffey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Griffey. 80% of Griffey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
  • Clerk At Multipal Stores
  • Unpaid Domestic
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Griffey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Griffey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 672 immigration records available for the last name Griffey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Griffey. For the veterans among your Griffey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Griffey lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Griffey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Griffey in 1944 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

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