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Grantham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Grantham in Lincolnshire, of uncertain origin. The final element is Old English ham ‘homestead’; the first may be Old English grand ‘gravel’ or perhaps a personal name Granta, which probably originated as a byname meaning ‘snarler’. See also Graham.

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


Similar surnames: Branham, Grant, Tatham, Langham, Grantland, Canham, Graham, Rackham

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Grantham Family Origin

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Grantham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • School

    18%
  • Student

    16%
  • Servant

    8%

In 1881, the most common Grantham occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Grantham's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grantham. A less common occupation for the Grantham family was Servant.

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Grantham Life Expectancy

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