Grantham Family History

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Grantham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Grantham in Lincolnshire, of uncertain origin. The final element is Old English ham ‘homestead’; the first may be Old English grand ‘gravel’ or perhaps a personal name Granta, which probably originated as a byname meaning ‘snarler’. See also Graham.

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


Similar surnames: Branham, Grant, Tatham, Langham, Grantland, Canham, Graham, Rackham

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Grantham Family Origin

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Grantham Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Grantham family was Bricklayer. The most common Grantham occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Grantham's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grantham.

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Grantham Historical Records

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Grantham Life Expectancy

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Famous Grantham Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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