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Grinder Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a grinder of grain, i.e. a miller, Middle English, Old English grindere, an agent noun from Old English grindan ‘to grind’. Less often it may have referred to someone who ground blades to keep their sharpness or who ground pigments, spices, and medicinal herbs to powder.

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


Similar surnames: Gander, Grinter, Ginger, Grinde, Grindel, Rinker, Rinder, Tinder

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Grinder Family Origin

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Grinder Family Occupations

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  • Thatcher

    20%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    10%
  • Charwoman

    10%
  • Fish Salesman

    10%

In 1881, Thatcher, Agricultural Labourer and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grinder. A less common occupation for the Grinder family was Fish Salesman. The most common Grinder occupation in the UK was Thatcher. 20% of Grinder's were Thatchers.

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Grinder Historical Records

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Grinder Life Expectancy

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