Grode Family History

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Grode Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from Low German groden ‘grassland’, ‘drained plot of land’.

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

Similar surnames: Rode, Grove, Grone, Brede, Groden, Bode, Rod, Broder, Groll, Thode

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Grode Family Origin

Where is the Grode family from?

Grode Family Occupations

What did your Grode ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Grode occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Grode's were Farmers. Farmer, Book Seller and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grode. A less common occupation for the Grode family was Druggist.

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  • Farmer

  • Book Seller

  • Cooper

  • Druggist


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

Grode Historical Records

What Grode family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Grode. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grode 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 418 immigration records available for the last name Grode. 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 428 military records available for the last name Grode. For the veterans among your Grode ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grode Life Expectancy

What is the average Grode lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Grode life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Grode in 1954 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grode

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grode 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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