Grosvenor Family History

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Grosvenor Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): status name for a person who was in charge of the arrangements for hunting on a lord’s estate, from Anglo-Norman French gros ‘great’, ‘chief’ (see Gross) + veneo(u)r ‘hunter’ (Latin venator, from venari ‘to hunt’).

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


Similar surnames: Grose, Grover, Grosjean, Graver, Prosper, Governor, Grosser, Gregor

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Grosvenor Family Origin

Where is the Grosvenor family from?

Grosvenor Family Occupations

What did your Grosvenor ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Annuitant, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grosvenor. A less common occupation for the Grosvenor family was Labourer. The most common Grosvenor occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 4% of Grosvenor's were Annuitants.

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  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

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

Grosvenor Historical Records

What Grosvenor family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grosvenor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grosvenor 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Grosvenor. 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 Grosvenor. For the veterans among your Grosvenor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grosvenor Life Expectancy

What is the average Grosvenor lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Grosvenor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Grosvenor in 1944 was 58, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grosvenor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grosvenor 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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