Grenfell Family History

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Grenfell Name Meaning

English: variant of Greenfield 2.

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

Similar surnames: Grennell, Grenell, Grinnell, Grindell, Arnell, Penwell, Grindel

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Grenfell Family Origin

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Grenfell Family Occupations

What did your Grenfell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Clergyman and Com Traveler were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Grenfell. The most common Grenfell occupation in Canada was Clergyman. 50% of Grenfell's were Clergymans.

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  • Clergyman

  • Com Traveler


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

Grenfell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Grenfell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grenfell 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Grenfell. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Grenfell. For the veterans among your Grenfell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grenfell Life Expectancy

What is the average Grenfell lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Grenfell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Grenfell in 1947 was 58, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grenfell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grenfell 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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