Granby Family History

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Granby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire named Granby, from the Old Norse personal name Grani + bý ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Canby, Gunby, Raby, Gray, Gandy, Grande, Danby, Grange, Grant, Grandy

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Granby Family Origin

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Granby Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    13%
  • Ag Laborer

    6%
  • Barman

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

In 1881, the most common Granby occupation in the UK was Labourer. 13% of Granby's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Granby family was Blacksmith. Labourer, Ag Laborer and Barman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Granby.

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Granby Historical Records

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Granby Life Expectancy

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