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Groh Family History

Groh Name Meaning
German: nickname for a grizzled or gray-haired man, from Middle High German gra ‘gray’.

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

114,318 Historical Documents with Groh on Ancestry.com
30,789 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,839 Military Records
2,699 Immigration Records
15,679 Census and Voter Lists
59,312 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Groh Families

  • Number of Groh families
     45 - 88
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Groh families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Groh last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Groh census records

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Groh Family Origin

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Groh Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Groh

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Groh Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Groh census records

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Groh Civil War Service Records

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