Grinder Family History
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Grinder Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a grinder of grain, i.e. a miller, Middle English, Old English grindere, an agent noun from Old English grindan ‘to grind’. Less often it may have referred to someone who ground blades to keep their sharpness or who ground pigments, spices, and medicinal herbs to powder.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gander, Grinter, Ginger, Grinde, Grindel, Rinker, Rinder, Tinder