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

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Grosvenor Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

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

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Grosvenor Historical Records

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Grosvenor Life Expectancy

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