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Grosso Family History

Grosso Name Meaning
Italian: nickname for a large or corpulent man, from Italian grosso ‘big’, ‘large’ (Late Latin grossus).

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

51,497 Historical Documents with Grosso on Ancestry.com
18,823 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,982 Military Records
6,293 Immigration Records
11,536 Census and Voter Lists
11,863 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Grosso Families

  • Number of Grosso families
     62 - 121
     21 - 61
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Grosso families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Grosso last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Grosso census records

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Grosso Family Origin

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Grosso Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Grosso

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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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Grosso Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Grosso census records

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

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Military Service by Grosso

Did the Grossos fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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