Granville Family History

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Granville Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in northern France called Grainville, from the Germanic personal name Guarin (see Waring) + Old French ville ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Glanville, Saville, Banville, Carville, Linville, Moranville

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Granville Family Origin

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Granville Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    6%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Carman

    3%

In 1881, Annuitant, Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Granville. A less common occupation for the Granville family was Carman. The most common Granville occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 6% of Granville's were Annuitants.

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Granville Historical Records

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Granville Life Expectancy

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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