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Grove Family History

Grove Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove or thicket, Middle English grove, Old English graf.English (Huguenot): Americanized spelling of the French surname Le Grou(x) or Le Greux (see Groulx).North German form of Grob.North German: habitational name from any of several places named Grove or Groven in Schleswig-Holstein, which derive their name from Middle Low Germany grove ‘ditch’, ‘channel’. In some cases the name is a Dutch or Low German form of Grube.Altered form of German Graf.

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

989,272 Historical Documents with Grove on Ancestry.com
286,773 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
27,637 Military Records
11,523 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Grove Families

  • Number of Grove families
     431 - 860
     144 - 430
     1 - 143
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Grove families
     335 - 667
     112 - 334
     1 - 111
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Grove families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Grove Family Origin

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Grove Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Grove

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Grove Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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