Grounds Family History

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Grounds Name Meaning

English: unexplained. There are four farms so named in Warwickshire, one in Oxfordshire, and one in Worcestershire, and the surname is most probably derived from one of these.

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


Similar surnames: Ground, Rounds, Founds, Grundy, Grande, Goods, Runde, Pounds, Bounds

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Grounds Family Origin

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Grounds Family Occupations

What did your Grounds ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grounds. The most common Grounds occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Grounds's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Grounds family was Miner.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    3%
  • Miner

    3%

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Grounds Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Grounds Life Expectancy

What is the average Grounds lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Grounds life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Grounds in 1947 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grounds 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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