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Origins of the Grysdale surname

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About the Grysdales

We have a total number of 82 records for people with the last name Grysdale.

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Where do most Grysdales live?

In 1921, most Grysdales lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Grysdales

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We have 79 records for the Grysdale surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Grysdales most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Grysdale first names?

  • William
  • Fred
  • Margaret
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Grysdales

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

Common Female occupations for Grysdales in 1921
Cotton Spinner


Journeyman Blacksmith ??


Wool Spinner


House Servent


House Work


Common Male occupations for Grysdales in 1921
Dyers Labourer








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