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Groll Family History

Groll Name Meaning
North German: habitational name from Groll in Westphalia or Grollo in Drente, (from Dutch Gronlo ‘fen’).German: perhaps a nickname for an angry person from Middle High German groll ‘anger’, ‘wrath’.North German: nickname from Middle Low German krul ‘shock of hair’.

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

49,919 Historical Documents with Groll on Ancestry.com
21,109 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,038 Military Records
1,620 Immigration Records
6,145 Census and Voter Lists
17,007 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Groll Families

  • Number of Groll families
     23 - 44
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Groll families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Groll families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Groll Family Origin

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Groll Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Groll

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Groll Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Groll census records

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Groll Civil War Service Records

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