Grine Family History

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Grine Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Grein, Grain, a topographic name for someone who lived by an inlet or at the fork of a river, Middle English greine, grayne. Altered spelling of German Grein. Possibly an Americanized form of Norwegian Grini, a common habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads in southeastern Norway named Grini, from Old Norse gronvin, a compound of gron ‘spruce’ + vin ‘meadow’.

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

Similar surnames: Grice, Brine, Grinde, Grime, Prime, Grone, Grande, Grise, Ring, Rike

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Grine Family Origin

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Grine Family Occupations

What did your Grine ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Grine. 81% of Grine women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Assistant School Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Grine Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Grine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grine census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 540 immigration records available for the last name Grine. 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 662 military records available for the last name Grine. For the veterans among your Grine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grine Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Grine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Grine in 1952 was 47, and 61 in 2004.

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