Grimmett Family History

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Grimmett Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of a short form of any of the Germanic personal names beginning with grim ‘mask’, ‘helmet’ (see Grime).

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

Similar surnames: Crommett, Grimmer, Grime, Grieme, Emmett, Gillett, Grimm, Rimmel

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Grimmett Family Origin

Where is the Grimmett family from?

Grimmett Family Occupations

What did your Grimmett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Grimmett occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 5% of Grimmett's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farm Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grimmett. A less common occupation for the Grimmett family was Gardener.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farm Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Gardener


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Grimmett ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Grimmett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grimmett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grimmett census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Grimmett

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Grimmett. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Grimmett. For the veterans among your Grimmett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grimmett Life Expectancy

What is the average Grimmett lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Grimmett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Grimmett in 1952 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grimmett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grimmett ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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