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Grothaus Family History

Grothaus Name Meaning
North German: topographic name for someone who lived in or by a large house or farmstead, from Low German grot(h) ‘large’, ‘great’ + central or standard German Haus ‘house’.

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

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604 Military Records
253 Immigration Records
2,361 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Grothaus Families

  • Number of Grothaus families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Grothaus families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Grothaus last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Grothaus Family Origin

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Grothaus Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Grothaus

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Grothaus Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Grothaus census records

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Grothaus Civil War Service Records

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