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About the study

To locate, record, preserve in electronic form all entries for the Surname Grout initially within the UK prior to 1911

Variant names

At the date of the last update I am not looking for any variants.

Name origin

Having searched the Internet Surname sites and publish books on British Surnames, I have found that the origins in a Dictionary of English Surnames revised edition by Reaney & Wiilson.

Grout Old English Grut'groats,coarse meal' from Old Norse Grautr on original nickname from Old Norse Grautir 'porridge' (Old English Bynames Uppsala 1938)

Name frequency

In the 1881 census of Great Britain there are 773 entries for surname


General Register office entries to 1911. Complete.

Parish register entries

Metropolitan London 75%




Non Metropolitan Essex

Non Metropolitan Surrey

Non Metropolitan Kent