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Grindle Family History

Grindle Name Meaning
English: topographic name from Middle English grene ‘green’ + dale ‘dale’, ‘valley’ or hille, hull ‘hill’; alternatively, the surname may have arisen from either of two habitational names meaning ‘green valley’: Greendale in Devon or Grindale in East Yorkshire, or from Grindal (‘green hill’) in Shropshire.South German: from Middle High German grindel ‘latch’, ‘beam’, ‘pole’, probably a metonymic occupational name for a doorman.Respelling of North German Grindel.

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

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747 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Grindle Families

  • Number of Grindle families
     58 - 114
     20 - 57
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Grindle families
     50 - 97
     17 - 49
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Grindle families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Grindle Family Origin

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Grindle Immigration Information

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Grindle Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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