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Gruver Family History

Gruver Name Meaning
Possibly an altered spelling of German Gruber, reflecting the Pennsylvania German pronunciation. EG.

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

74,842 Historical Documents with Gruver on Ancestry.com
14,371 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,816 Military Records
527 Immigration Records
11,888 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Gruver Families

  • Number of Gruver families
     86 - 169
     29 - 85
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gruver families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gruver last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gruver census records

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Gruver Family Origin

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Gruver Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Gruver

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Gruver Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gruver census records

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Gruver Civil War Service Records

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