The Grimmond Family History

This is a site where you can find information about the history of the Grimmond family.

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The Grimmond Family in the Census

Census Freqency of the Surname Grimmond
1841 Census5
1851 Census20
1861 Census42
1871 Census35
1881 Census51
1891 Census183
1901 Census108
1911 Census45

Most Frequent Forenames for the Grimmond Family in the Census

Name 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census 1881 Census 1871 Census 1891 Census 1901 Census 1911 Census Total
John Grimmond 0 3 3 3 4 1 4 2
William Grimmond 0 0 1 0 4 15 3 2
George Grimmond 1 2 3 2 2 13 1 3
Mary Grimmond 0 2 1 2 3 9 7 1
James Grimmond 0 1 3 0 3 6 2 1
Elizabeth Grimmond 1 0 0 3 2 10 3 1
David Grimmond 0 0 2 2 3 3 0 1
Alfred Grimmond 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 1
Thomas Grimmond 0 2 3 2 1 3 4 0
Henry Grimmond 0 0 1 2 1 7 1 0
Robert Grimmond 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 2
Emily Grimmond 0 1 2 0 1 2 2 0
Sarah Grimmond 0 1 1 0 1 4 1 1
Margaret Grimmond 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 2
Frederick Grimmond 0 0 2 1 0 2 2 0
Alexander Grimmond 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 2
Ernest Grimmond 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 1
Arthur Grimmond 0 0 2 0 0 4 3 0
Charlotte Grimmond 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 1
Catherine Grimmond 0 0 0 1 0 3 2 1

Your Family History Search

You can use the forms below to do automatic searches for the Grimmond family online amongst birth, marriage and death records from 1837, plus census transcripts for 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and many more...


Etymology and History of the Surname: Grimmond

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