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Grindrod Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a minor place in the parish of Rochdale, Lancashire, so named from Old English grene ‘green’ + rod ‘clearing’ (see Rhodes).

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


Similar surnames: Grindley, Ormerod, Grindle, Ringwood, Gritton, Grinde, Grimsrud

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Grindrod Family Origin

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Grindrod Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Dyer

    7%
  • Foreman In R & C Foundry

    7%
  • Housekeeper

    7%

In 1880, Coal Miner, Dyer and Foreman In R & C Foundry were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grindrod. The most common Grindrod occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 7% of Grindrod's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Grindrod family was Housekeeper.

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Grindrod Historical Records

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Grindrod Life Expectancy

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