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Congrove Family History

Congrove Name Meaning
Probably an altered form of the English habitational name Congreve (or the variants Congreave, Congrave) from Congreve in Staffordshire or Congreave in Derbyshire. The first is recorded in Domesday Book as Comegrave ‘grove (Old English gr?fe) in a valley (Old English cumb)’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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4,712 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
533 Military Records
315 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Congrove Families

  • Number of Congrove families
     24 - 46
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Congrove families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Congrove last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Congrove Family Origin

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Congrove Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Congrove

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Congrove Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Congrove census records

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Congrove Civil War Service Records

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