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Grimwood Name Meaning

English: from the Germanic personal name Grimward, composed of grim ‘mask’, ‘helmet’ + ward ‘guard’.

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


Similar surnames: Grimard, Grimaud, Grimaldo, Bigwood, Grima, Grippo, Guimond, Grimsrud

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Grimwood Family Origin

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Grimwood Family Occupations

What did your Grimwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grimwood. The most common Grimwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Grimwood's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Grimwood family was Drayman.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Drayman

    6%

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

Grimwood Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Grimwood ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Grimwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Grimwood lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, Grimwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Grimwood in 1955 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

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