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Grinstead Name Meaning

habitational name from East or West Grinstead in Sussex, or from Greensted or Greenstead in Essex, all named from Old English grene ‘green’ + stede ‘place’. variant of Grimstead.

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


Similar surnames: Grimstead, Winstead, Anstead, Grimstad, Milstead, Stead, Bronstad

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Grinstead Family Origin

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Grinstead Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Builder

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Fishmonger

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Grinstead family was Fishmonger. Carpenter, Builder and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grinstead. The most common Grinstead occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 6% of Grinstead's were Carpenters.

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Grinstead Historical Records

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Grinstead Life Expectancy

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