14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Grignon Family History

Grignon Name Meaning
French: nickname equivalent to grignard ‘angry’, ‘contemptuous’, from Old French grignier ‘to grit the teeth or curl the lips’, gestures of fierce contempt. The verb is of Germanic origin and was originally probably an imitative formation suggestive of grunting through clenched teeth.

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

67,290 Historical Documents with Grignon on Ancestry.com
20,211 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
804 Military Records
511 Immigration Records
7,580 Census and Voter Lists
38,184 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Grignon Families

  • Number of Grignon families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Grignon families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Grignon last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Grignon census records

You can see how Grignon families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Grignon census records >

Grignon Family Origin

Click on a place to view Grignon immigration records

The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Grignon families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

View all Grignon immigration records >

Grignon Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

Click on a circle in the chart to view Grignon immigration records

You can find out when most of the Grignon families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

View all Grignon immigration records >

Average Life Expectancy for Grignon

Click on a circle in the chart to view Grignon birth and death records

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your 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.

View all Grignon ancestors in the SSDI

Grignon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Grignon census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Grignon ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

View all Grignon census records >

Grignon Civil War Service Records

Click to view veteran service records

You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

View all Grignon military records >

Message Board about Grignon 33 Threads, 123 Messages

Look up another family name
×
  • Visit our other sites:

© 1997-2014 Ancestry.com | Corporate Information | Privacy | Terms and Conditions