Grogg Family History

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Grogg Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name derived from Gothic hrukjan ‘to crow’ or related to Middle High German rohen ‘to roar’, ‘cry (in battle)’, probably originally a byname for a warrior (as the name may also be cognate with Gothic hrotheigs ‘victorious’).

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

Similar surnames: Gragg, Grigg, Grove, Grob, Droge, Groll, Georg, Grof, Zogg, Broggi

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Grogg Family Origin

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Grogg Family Occupations

What did your Grogg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grogg. A less common occupation for the Grogg family was Keeping House. The most common Grogg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Grogg's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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Grogg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Grogg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grogg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 342 immigration records available for the last name Grogg. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Grogg. For the veterans among your Grogg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grogg Life Expectancy

What is the average Grogg lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Grogg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Grogg in 1951 was 31, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grogg ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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