Granville Family History

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Granville Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in northern France called Grainville, from the Germanic personal name Guarin (see Waring) + Old French ville ‘settlement’.

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

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Granville Family Origin

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Granville Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    24%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Works On Farm

    7%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Granville family was Keeping House. The most common Granville occupation in the USA was Laborer. 24% of Granville's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Granville.

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Granville Historical Records

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Granville Life Expectancy

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