Grignon Family History

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Grignon Name Meaning

French: nickname equivalent to grignard ‘angry’, ‘contemptuous’, from Old French grignier ‘to grit the teeth or curl the lips’, gestures of fierce contempt. The verb is of Germanic origin and was originally probably an imitative formation suggestive of grunting through clenched teeth.

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


Similar surnames: Grenon, Griffon, Griffo, Gagnon, Frigon, Greason, Gudgeon, Gougeon

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Grignon Family Origin

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Grignon Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    50%
  • M.A.Cantab Clergyman Without Care Of Souls

    50%

In 1881, annuitant and M.A.Cantab Clergyman Without Care Of Souls were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Grignon. The most common Grignon occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 50% of Grignon's were Annuitants.

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