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Groom Family History

Groom Name Meaning
English (common in East Anglia): occupational name for a servant or a shepherd, from Middle English grom(e) ‘boy’, ‘servant’ (of uncertain origin), which in some places was specialized to mean ‘shepherd’.

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

464,724 Historical Documents with Groom on Ancestry.com
137,592 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,794 Military Records
5,945 Immigration Records
102,481 Census and Voter Lists
210,912 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Groom Families

  • Number of Groom families
     45 - 87
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Groom families
     423 - 844
     142 - 422
     1 - 141
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Groom families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Groom census records

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Groom Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Groom families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Groom Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Groom families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Groom

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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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Groom Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Groom census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Groom ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Groom Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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