Grimsrud Family History

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Grimsrud Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in southeastern Norway, so named from Old Norse Grímr, a personal name meaning ‘man with a mask or helmet’ + ruð ‘cleared field’.

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


Similar surnames: Grimstad, Grimshaw, Grimard, Grimstead, Grindrod, Grimaud, Grimwood

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Grimsrud Family Origin

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Grimsrud Family Occupations

What did your Grimsrud ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Grimsrud occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 33% of Grimsrud's were Clerk In Stores. Clerk In Store and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Grimsrud. A less common occupation for the Grimsrud family was Farmer.

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  • Clerk In Store

    33%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Grimsrud ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Grimsrud Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grimsrud. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grimsrud census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Grimsrud. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Grimsrud. For the veterans among your Grimsrud ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grimsrud Life Expectancy

What is the average Grimsrud lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Grimsrud life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Grimsrud in 1952 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grimsrud

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grimsrud ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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