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Grinnell Family Origin

Where is the Grinnell family from?

Grinnell Family Occupations

What did your Grinnell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Carpenter and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grinnell. A less common occupation for the Grinnell family was Pensioner. The most common Grinnell occupation in the UK was Labourer. 7% of Grinnell's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Gardener

    5%
  • Pensioner

    5%

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

Grinnell Historical Records

What Grinnell family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Grinnell Life Expectancy

What is the average Grinnell lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Grinnell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Grinnell in 1944 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grinnell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grinnell 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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