Grimley Family History

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Grimley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Worcestershire, probably so named from Old English grima ‘specter’, ‘goblin’ + Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’. Irish: variant of Gormley.

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


Similar surnames: Brimley, Ridley, Grindley, Gailey, Riley, Bromley, Gidley, Brisley

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Grimley Family Origin

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Grimley Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Livery Stabl Keep

    25%
  • Shoemaker

    25%
  • Student

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Grimley family was Student. Laborer, Livery Stabl Keep and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grimley. The most common Grimley occupation in Canada was Laborer. 25% of Grimley's were Laborers.

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Grimley Historical Records

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Grimley Life Expectancy

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