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Grimwood Name Meaning

English: from the Germanic personal name Grimward, composed of grim ‘mask’, ‘helmet’ + ward ‘guard’.

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


Similar surnames: Grimard, Grimaud, Grimaldo, Bigwood, Grima, Grippo, Guimond, Grimsrud

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Grimwood Family Origin

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Grimwood Family Occupations

What did your Grimwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Grimwood occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Grimwood's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Grimwood family was Farmer. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grimwood.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    13%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%

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

Grimwood Historical Records

What Grimwood family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grimwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grimwood 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 Grimwood

Passenger List

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

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Grimwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Grimwood lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Grimwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Grimwood in 1955 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grimwood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grimwood 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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