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Gropp Family History

Gropp Name Meaning
from a Germanic personal name formed with a cognate of Gothic hrotheigs ‘victorious’.variant of Grob.from Gropp ‘grouper’ (the fish); possibly a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman, or a nickname for someone with a large head and wide mouth like a grouper.

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

22,556 Historical Documents with Gropp on Ancestry.com
7,471 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,639 Military Records
801 Immigration Records
4,104 Census and Voter Lists
8,541 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gropp Families

  • Number of Gropp families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gropp families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gropp last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gropp census records

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Gropp Family Origin

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Gropp Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Gropp

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Gropp Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gropp census records

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Gropp Civil War Service Records

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