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Grimstead Name Meaning

habitational name from Grimstead in Wiltshire, probably so named from Old English grene ‘green’ + ham-stede ‘homestead’. variant of Grinstead.

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


Similar surnames: Grinstead, Grimstad, Grimley, Winstead, Umstead, Ramstad, Grimsrud

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Grimstead Family Origin

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Grimstead Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labourer

    40%
  • Painter

    40%
  • Farmer

    20%

In 1881, Farm Labourer and Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Grimstead. The most common Grimstead occupation in Canada was Farm Labourer. 40% of Grimstead's were Farm Labourers. A less common occupation for the Grimstead family was Farmer.

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Grimstead Historical Records

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Grimstead Life Expectancy

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