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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

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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

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Grignon Family Origin

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Grignon Immigration Information

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Grignon Family Occupations

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