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Grosskopf Family History

Grosskopf Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from a compound of Middle High German groz ‘large’, German gross + Middle High German kopf, German Kopf ‘head’.

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

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8,252 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,721 Military Records
1,221 Immigration Records
3,363 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Grosskopf Families

  • Number of Grosskopf families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Grosskopf families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Grosskopf last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Grosskopf Family Origin

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Grosskopf Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Grosskopf

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Grosskopf Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Grosskopf census records

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Grosskopf Civil War Service Records

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