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Grinstead Name Meaning

habitational name from East or West Grinstead in Sussex, or from Greensted or Greenstead in Essex, all named from Old English grene ‘green’ + stede ‘place’. variant of Grimstead.

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


Similar surnames: Grimstead, Winstead, Anstead, Grimstad, Milstead, Stead, Bronstad

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Grinstead Family Origin

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Grinstead Family Occupations

What did your Grinstead ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grinstead family was Potter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grinstead. The most common Grinstead occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Grinstead's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Potter

    4%

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Grinstead Historical Records

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

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Grinstead Life Expectancy

What is the average Grinstead lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, Grinstead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Grinstead in 1957 was 37, and 66 in 2004.

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United States

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