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Grinder Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a grinder of grain, i.e. a miller, Middle English, Old English grindere, an agent noun from Old English grindan ‘to grind’. Less often it may have referred to someone who ground blades to keep their sharpness or who ground pigments, spices, and medicinal herbs to powder.

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


Similar surnames: Gander, Grinter, Ginger, Grinde, Grindel, Rinker, Rinder, Tinder

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Grinder Family Origin

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Grinder Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grinder family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grinder. The most common Grinder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Grinder's were Farmers.

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Grinder Historical Records

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Grinder Life Expectancy

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