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Grimard Name Meaning

French: from the ancient Germanic personal name Grimhard composed of the elements grīm ‘mask helmet’ or ‘cruel’ and hard ‘hard strong’. Compare Gremore .

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

Similar surnames: Grimaud, Guinard, Guitard, Grimaldo, Simard, Grima, Grimmer, Gossard

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Where is the Grimard family from?

You can see how Grimard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Grimard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Grimard families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there were 2 Grimard families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Grimard's in USA. New York had the highest population of Grimard families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Grimard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Grimard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Grimard. 35% of Grimard men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Grimard women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grimard were Plumber and Seamstress. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Mechanic
  • Plumber

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Seamstress
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What Grimard family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Grimard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grimard 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 421 immigration records available for the last name Grimard. 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 652 military records available for the last name Grimard. For the veterans among your Grimard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Grimard lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Grimard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Grimard in 1960 was 62, and 79 in 2004.

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