Last name: GRIMSHAW

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All you have to know about the last name GRIMSHAW

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GRIMSHAW : This last name is indexed 59,139 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

GRIMSHAW : 1: English (Lancashire): habitational name from either of two places in Lancashire named Grimshaw from the Old Norse personal name Grímr (see Grime) or Old English grīma ‘specter goblin’ + Old English sceaga ‘copse’.2: English: alternatively a habitational name from Green Shaw Head in Beamsley (Yorkshire) or another place similarly named with Middle English grene ‘green’ + shaghe ‘copse’ (Old English grēne + sceaga).

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