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Origins of the Grimes surname

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About the Grimeses

We have a total number of 47852 records for people with the last name Grimes.

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Where do most Grimeses live?

In 1921, most Grimeses lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Grimeses

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 35,200 records for the Grimes surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Grimeses most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Johnsons

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Grimeses.

What are the most common Grimes first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Grimeses

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

Common Female occupations for Grimeses in 1921
Dressmaker

133

Laundress

128

Domestic Servant

88

Charwoman

70

General Servant

67

Common Male occupations for Grimeses in 1921
General Labourer

199

Agricultural Labourer

190

Farm Hands

159

Farm Labourer

127

Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

114

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