Grenda Family History

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Grenda Name Meaning

Polish: variant of Grzeda, a nickname from grzeda ‘perch’, ‘roost’, ‘patch’.

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


Similar surnames: Grand, Lenda, Grenz, Renda, Grega, Grenke, Grennan, Glenna, Grande

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Grenda Family Origin

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Grenda Family Occupations

What did your Grenda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Grenda. 12% of Grenda men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Grenda women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grenda were New Worker and Fin Plate

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    12%
  • Comber
    4%
  • Farmer
    4%
  • New Worker
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    10%
  • Housework
    7%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Fin Plate
    5%

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

Grenda Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Grenda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grenda 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 730 immigration records available for the last name Grenda. 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 364 military records available for the last name Grenda. For the veterans among your Grenda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grenda Life Expectancy

What is the average Grenda lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Grenda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Grenda in 1960 was 63, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grenda

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grenda 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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