Grinter Family History

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Grinter Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin. It is probably an occupational name for an official in charge of a granary, Anglo-Norman French grenetier, but it could also be a variant of Grinder.

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


Similar surnames: Grinder, Granger, Fritter, Tainter, Tranter, Gritter, Graner, Grater

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Grinter Family Origin

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Grinter Family Occupations

What did your Grinter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grinter. A less common occupation for the Grinter family was Drugist. The most common Grinter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Grinter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Drugist

    5%

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

Grinter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grinter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grinter 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Grinter. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Grinter. For the veterans among your Grinter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grinter Life Expectancy

What is the average Grinter lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Grinter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Grinter in 1953 was 51, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grinter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grinter 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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