Congrove Family History

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Congrove Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of the English habitational name Congreve (or the variants Congreave, Congrave) from Congreve in Staffordshire or Congreave in Derbyshire. The first is recorded in Domesday Book as Comegrave ‘grove (Old English gr?fe) in a valley (Old English cumb)’.

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

Similar surnames: Cosgrove, Colgrove, Wingrove, Colegrove, Grove, Lovegrove, Musgrove

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Congrove Family Origin

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Congrove Family Occupations

What did your Congrove ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Congrove occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Congrove's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Congrove. A less common occupation for the Congrove family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer


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Congrove Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Congrove. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Congrove 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 337 immigration records available for the last name Congrove. 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 542 military records available for the last name Congrove. For the veterans among your Congrove ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Congrove Life Expectancy

What is the average Congrove lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Congrove life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Congrove in 1959 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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