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Grandison Name Meaning

English and Scottish: said to be a habitational name from Granson on Lake Neuchâtel. The first known bearer of the surname is Rigaldus de Grancione (fl. 1040). The name was taken to Britain by Otes de Grandison (died 1328) and his brother. They were among a group of Savoyards who settled in England when Henry III married a granddaughter of the Count of Savoy.

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


Similar surnames: Gladson, Granderson, Grandon, Ranson, Branson, Brandon, Faison

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Grandison Family Origin

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Grandison Family Occupations

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  • Engine Fitter

    5%
  • Joiner

    5%
  • Accountant

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, the most common Grandison occupation in the UK was Engine Fitter. 5% of Grandison's were Engine Fitters. A less common occupation for the Grandison family was Annuitant. Engine Fitter, Joiner and Accountant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grandison.

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