[greyt-gran-fah-th er, -grand-]

Origin of great-grandfather

First recorded in 1505–15 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Word Origin and History for great-grandfather

1510s, from great + grandfather.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper