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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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    13%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%

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

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Grimwood Historical Records

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Grimwood Life Expectancy

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