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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’. English (of Norman origin): variant of Grant .

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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Where is the Grande family from?

You can see how Grande families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Grande family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Grande families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Grande families living in Ontario. This was about 24% of all the recorded Grande's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Grande families in 1911.
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What did your Grande ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Journalier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Grande. 38% of Grande men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Grande women worked as a Journalier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grande were Salesman and Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Journalier
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Journalier
  • Farmer
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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