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The name Grime is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of the Britain and comes from the baptismal name for the son of Grimme.

Grime Early Origins



The surname Grime was first found in East Cheshire where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Grime Spelling Variations


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Grime Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Grime has been spelled many different ways, including Grimes, Grimm, Grime, Grimme, Grimmes and others.

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Grime Early History


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Grime Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grime research. Another 379 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1279, 1329, 1400, 1605, 1657, 1628, 1701, 1614, 1690, 1646, 1660 and are included under the topic Early Grime History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Grime Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Grime Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the family at this time include Sir George Grimes (1605-1657), an English politician, Member of Parliament for Haslemere (1628-29) supported the Royalist cause in the English Civil War; Robert Graham or...

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Grime Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Grime In Ireland


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Grime In Ireland



Some of the Grime family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 131 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Grimes to arrive in North America:

Grime Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Elizabeth Grime, who landed in Virginia in 1664
  • Ann Grime, who arrived in Maryland in 1674

Grime Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Caren Grime, aged 22, landed in Pennsylvania in 1741
  • Adam Grime, aged 25, landed in Pennsylvania in 1741
  • Laths Grime, aged 30, landed in Pennsylvania in 1741
  • Friederich Grime, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1786

Grime Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Edward Grime, who arrived in New York, NY in 1812
  • Eleanor, Frederick, George, James, John, and Thomas Grime settled in Pennsylvania between 1772 and 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Grime (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Grime (post 1700)



  • George Grime (1859-1928), American politician, Mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts, 1902-04

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    11. ...

    The Grime Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Grime Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 10 June 2016 at 14:29.

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