Grindel Family History

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Grindel Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a swamp or moor. English: variant of Grindle.

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

Similar surnames: Grindell, Grine, Grinder, Grindley, Gradel, Griffel, Griesel, Ringel

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Grindel Family Origin

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Grindel Family Occupations

What did your Grindel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Grindel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Grindel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Grindel family was Baker. Farmer, Laborer and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grindel.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Machinist

  • Baker


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

Grindel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Grindel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grindel 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 283 immigration records available for the last name Grindel. 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 446 military records available for the last name Grindel. For the veterans among your Grindel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grindel Life Expectancy

What is the average Grindel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Grindel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Grindel in 1960 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grindel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grindel 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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