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Grandon Family History

Grandon Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Crandon, a habitational name from Crandon in Somerset or Crandean in Falmer, Sussex. Compare Grandin.

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


Similar surnames: Brandon, Grandin, Glandon, Glendon, Branson, Glanton, Randon, Grado

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Where is the Grandon family from?

You can see how Grandon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Grandon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Grandon families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 18 Grandon families living in Quebec. This was about 51% of all the recorded Grandon's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Grandon families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Grandon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Grandon ancestors do for a living?

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

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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

  • Boulanger
    50%
  • Journalier
    50%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Grandon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grandon 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 487 immigration records available for the last name Grandon. 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 793 military records available for the last name Grandon. For the veterans among your Grandon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Grandon lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Grandon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Grandon in 1955 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

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