Grundy Family History

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Grundy Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): probably a Middle English metathesized form of the Old French personal name Gondri, Gundric (see Gundry).

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

Similar surnames: Gundy, Gundry, Grund, Grand, Granby, Gandy, Ruddy, Gunby, Mundy

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Grundy Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Grundy name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Grundy. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Grundy Family Origin

Where is the Grundy family from?

Grundy Family Occupations

What did your Grundy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grundy family was Farm Laborer. The most common Grundy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Grundy's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grundy.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Grundy Historical Records

What Grundy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 97,000 census records available for the last name Grundy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grundy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Grundy. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Grundy. For the veterans among your Grundy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grundy Life Expectancy

What is the average Grundy lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Grundy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Grundy in 1943 was 47, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grundy ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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