Grand Family History

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Grand Name Meaning

French and English (East Anglia): variant of Grant. German: topographic name for someone who lived in a gravelly area, from Middle Low German grand ‘coarse gravel’. German: nickname from a southern word of uncertain origin meaning ‘frustration’, ‘anger’, ‘ire’. Danish: nickname from grand ‘pure’.

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


Similar surnames: Grandt, Brand, Rand, Grant, Grad, Grund, Grass, Grande, Sand, Gran

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Grand Family Origin

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Grand Family Occupations

What did your Grand ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Grand. 22% of Grand men worked as a General Labourer and 68% of Grand women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grand were Hairdresser (shop Keeper and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    22%
  • Farm Labourer
    22%
  • Joiner
    14%
  • Hairdresser (shop Keeper
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    68%
  • Housekeeper
    4%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    2%

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

Grand Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Grand. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grand 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Grand. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 21,000 military records available for the last name Grand. For the veterans among your Grand ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grand Life Expectancy

What is the average Grand lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Grand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Grand in 1944 was 68, and 73 in 2004.

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