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Grindstaff Family History

Grindstaff Name Meaning
Americanized form of German Frenzhof, a habitational name from a place so named near Heidelberg, or of GranzowIGI. Not English. Not in HH, RW, GFB, EML; HB, HN, BR, SFN. EXG. pwh: EG writes, "Refer GRANDSTAFF to Grindstaff!" But Grandstaff is "unidentified. Compare Grindstaff."*** (see Granzow).

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

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Name Distribution of Grindstaff Families

  • Number of Grindstaff families
     58 - 114
     20 - 57
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Grindstaff Family Origin

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Grindstaff Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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