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Grundy Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): from the Middle English personal name Grondi Grundi which is probably a metathesized form of Old French Gondri (ancient Germanic Gundric). See Gundry .

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


Similar surnames: Gundy, Gundry, Grund, Grand, Granby, Gandy, Ruddy, Gunby, Mundy

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Where is the Grundy family from?

You can see how Grundy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Grundy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Grundy families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 3,600 Grundy families living in Lancashire. This was about 59% of all the recorded Grundy's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Grundy families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Grundy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Grundy ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Grundy. 8% of Grundy men worked as a General Labourer and 70% of Grundy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grundy were Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    8%
  • Colliery Hewer
    4%
  • Builders Labourer
    3%
  • Bricklayer
    3%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    70%
  • Private Means
    2%
  • Cotton Weaver
    2%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
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Census Records

There are 97,000 census records available for the last name Grundy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grundy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Grundy. 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 Cards

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Grundy. For the veterans among your Grundy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Grundy lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Grundy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Grundy in 1943 was 47, and 69 in 2004.

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