Grande Family History

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Grande Name Meaning

Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese: nickname for someone of large stature, in either a literal or figurative sense, from grande ‘tall’, ‘large’. German: habitational name from Grande in Holstein or Grand in Bavaria. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, from Old Norse grandi ‘sandbank’.

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


Similar surnames: Grinde, Lande, Grange, Tande, Grand, Grandt, Brander, Radde, Brandel

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Grande Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Grande name?

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

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  • Italy

    30%

  • England & Wales

    19%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    13%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • France

    7%

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Grande Family Origin

Where is the Grande family from?

Grande Family Occupations

What did your Grande ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Glover, Grocer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grande. The most common Grande occupation in Canada was Glover. 25% of Grande's were Glovers. A less common occupation for the Grande family was Scholar.

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  • Glover

    25%
  • Grocer

    25%
  • Labourer

    25%
  • Scholar

    25%

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

Grande Historical Records

What Grande family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Grande. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grande 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Grande. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Grande. For the veterans among your Grande ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grande Life Expectancy

What is the average Grande lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Grande life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Grande in 1948 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grande 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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