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Gronlund Surname Meaning

Swedish (Grönlund): ornamental name composed of the elements grön ‘green’ + lund ‘grove’. Norwegian and Danish (Grønlund): habitational name from any of numerous places so named; the name is a compound of grønn ‘green’ + lund ‘grove’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Granlund, Rowland, Roslund, Skoglund, Fredlund, Rosenlund, Hoglund

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Where is the Gronlund family from?

You can see how Gronlund families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gronlund family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Gronlund families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Gronlund family living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Gronlund's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Gronlund families in 1911.
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What did your Gronlund ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Gronlund. 75% of Gronlund men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gronlund. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gronlund census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Gronlund. 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 Cards

There are 492 military records available for the last name Gronlund. For the veterans among your Gronlund ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gronlund lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Gronlund life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gronlund in 1950 was 56, and 84 in 2004.

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