Granby Family History

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Granby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire named Granby, from the Old Norse personal name Grani + bý ‘farmstead’.

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

Similar surnames: Canby, Gunby, Raby, Gray, Gandy, Grande, Danby, Grange, Grant, Grandy

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Granby Family Origin

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Granby Family Occupations

What did your Granby ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Car Inspector was the top reported job for people in the CA named Granby. 50% of Granby men worked as a Car Inspector

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Car Inspector
  • Domestic Servant

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Granby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Granby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Granby 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 591 immigration records available for the last name Granby. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Granby. For the veterans among your Granby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Granby Life Expectancy

What is the average Granby lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Granby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Granby in 1962 was 75, and 77 in 2004.

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