Grindley Family History

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Grindley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places, for example in Staffordshire, so named from Old English grene ‘green’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. Altered spelling of German Grindler, a variant of Grindel (see Grindle).

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


Similar surnames: Brindley, Grindle, Ridley, Lindley, Grimley, Gidley, Brinkley

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Grindley Family Origin

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Grindley Family Occupations

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  • Machinist

    33%
  • Banker

    17%
  • Manager Bank

    17%
  • School Teacher

    17%

In 1881, Machinist, Banker and Manager Bank were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grindley. The most common Grindley occupation in Canada was Machinist. 33% of Grindley's were Machinists. A less common occupation for the Grindley family was School Teacher.

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Grindley Historical Records

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Grindley Life Expectancy

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