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Grobman Family History

Grobman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname meaning ‘coarse man’ or ‘heavy man’.

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


Similar surnames: Grubman, Gosman, Rosman, Grossman, Froman, Rozman, Rotman, Brotman

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Where is the Grobman family from?

You can see how Grobman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Grobman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Grobman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Grobman families living in Wisconsin. This was about 71% of all the recorded Grobman's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Grobman families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Grobman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Grobman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Operator and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Grobman. 12% of Grobman men worked as an Operator and 38% of Grobman women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grobman were Laborer and Secretary. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    12%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Proprietor
    12%
  • Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    38%
  • New Worker
    38%
  • Secretary
    25%
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What Grobman family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 972 census records available for the last name Grobman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grobman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 692 immigration records available for the last name Grobman. 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 Cards

There are 124 military records available for the last name Grobman. For the veterans among your Grobman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Grobman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Grobman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Grobman in 1963 was 62, and 82 in 2004.

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