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Grandbois Name Meaning

French: topographic name from grand ‘large’ + bois ‘ wood’, ‘copse’.

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


Similar surnames: Gadbois, Gravois, Brisbois, Grandt, Granados, Francois, Grandin

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Grandbois Family Origin

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Grandbois Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    39%
  • Journalier

    11%
  • Cultivateur Son

    6%
  • Marchand

    6%

In 1881, Cultivateur, Journalier and Cultivateur Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grandbois. A less common occupation for the Grandbois family was Marchand. The most common Grandbois occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 39% of Grandbois's were Cultivateurs.

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Grandbois Historical Records

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Grandbois Life Expectancy

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