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Origins of the Grady surname

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About the Gradys

We have a total number of 49556 records for people with the last name Grady.

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Where do most Gradys live?

In 1921, most Gradys lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Gradys

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We have 18,700 records for the Grady surname. The oldest one dates back to 1820.

Who were Gradys most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Grady first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Gradys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Gradys in 1921








General Servant


Common Male occupations for Gradys in 1921
General Labourer




Coal Miner


Agricultural Labourer


Farm Labourer


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