Grobe Family History

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Grobe Name Meaning

variant of Grob. (Gröbe): variant of Gröber (see Grober 1).

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

Similar surnames: Grober, Growe, Grob, Groce, Grohe, Grebe, Grove, Grote, Grewe, Grow

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Grobe Family Origin

Where is the Grobe family from?

Grobe Family Occupations

What did your Grobe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Grobe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Grobe's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grobe. A less common occupation for the Grobe family was Cigar Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Cigar Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Grobe ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Grobe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Grobe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grobe 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Grobe. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Grobe. For the veterans among your Grobe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grobe Life Expectancy

What is the average Grobe lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Grobe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Grobe in 1952 was 34, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grobe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grobe 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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