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Grimstead Name Meaning

habitational name from Grimstead in Wiltshire, probably so named from Old English grene ‘green’ + ham-stede ‘homestead’. variant of Grinstead.

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


Similar surnames: Grinstead, Grimstad, Grimley, Winstead, Umstead, Ramstad, Grimsrud

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Grimstead Family Origin

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Grimstead Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

In 1880, the most common Grimstead occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Grimstead's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grimstead. A less common occupation for the Grimstead family was Laborer.

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Grimstead Historical Records

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Grimstead Life Expectancy

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