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Grandt Family History

Grandt Name Meaning

German:: topographic name for someone who lived in a gravelly area from Middle Low German grand ‘coarse gravel’. habitational name from Grand (Bavaria) or Grande (Holstein).

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

Similar surnames: Grand, Brandt, Grande, Grant, Brand, Gant, Glandt, Draudt, Grad

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Where is the Grandt family from?

You can see how Grandt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Grandt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Grandt families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Grandt family living in British Columbia. This was about 33% of all the recorded Grandt's in Canada. British Columbia and 2 other provinces had the highest population of Grandt families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Grandt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Grandt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Grandt. 26% of Grandt men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Grandt women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grandt were Farm Laborer and Clerk. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Grandt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grandt 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 569 immigration records available for the last name Grandt. 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 421 military records available for the last name Grandt. For the veterans among your Grandt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Grandt lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Grandt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Grandt in 1954 was 65, and 70 in 2004.

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