Grandy Family History

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Grandy Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a variant of Grundy or Granby.

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

Similar surnames: Grand, Granby, Graney, Graley, Arand, Grundy, Graddy, Gandy, Brandy

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Grandy Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Grandy name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


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Grandy Family Origin

Where is the Grandy family from?

Grandy Family Occupations

What did your Grandy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Servant and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grandy. A less common occupation for the Grandy family was Assistant Manager Domenion Powder. The most common Grandy occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Grandy's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Servant

  • Farmer Son

  • Assistant Manager Domenion Powder


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

Grandy Historical Records

What Grandy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Grandy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grandy 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Grandy. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Grandy. For the veterans among your Grandy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grandy Life Expectancy

What is the average Grandy lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Grandy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Grandy in 1952 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grandy 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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