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Gransden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Little Gransden (Cambridgeshire) and adjacent Great Gransden (Huntingdonshire). The placename derives from the Old English personal name Granta + denu ‘valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Ramsden, Grande, Branden, Gansen, Gadsden, Grandin, Grandon, Gransee

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Where is the Gransden family from?

You can see how Gransden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gransden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Gransden families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there were 17 Gransden families living in Michigan. This was about 55% of all the recorded Gransden's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Gransden families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gransden surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gransden ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Gransden. 100% of Gransden men worked as a Farmer. .

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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 1940

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gransden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gransden 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 294 immigration records available for the last name Gransden. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 160 military records available for the last name Gransden. For the veterans among your Gransden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gransden lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Gransden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Gransden in 1964 was 90, and 73 in 2004.

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