When Mary E Grimm was born in 1872, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Samuel S Grimm, was 34 and her mother, Nancy Jane Ullery, was 19. She lived in Upper Tyrone Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Broad Ford, Connellsville Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880.
German and Swiss German: nickname for a dour and forbidding individual, from Old High German grim ‘stern, severe’.
German and Swiss German: from an ancient Germanic personal name from grīma ‘mask, helmet’. This surname (in any of the possible senses; see also 1 above) is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).
English: from Middle English grim ‘fierce, grim’.