Grody Family History

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Grody Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of MacGrody, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Rodaigh ‘son of Rodach’, a personal name from rod ‘strong’. Polish: habitational name from any of various places called Grody, named with grody ‘castles’.

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


Similar surnames: Grady, Roddy, Troy, Cody, Croy, Gray, Broady, Roda, Godby, Gory

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Grody Family Origin

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Grody Family Occupations

What did your Grody ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Grody occupation in the USA was All Kinds Of Work. 33% of Grody's were All Kinds Of Works. A less common occupation for the Grody family was Farmer. All Kinds Of Work and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Grody.

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  • All Kinds Of Work

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%

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

Grody Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grody. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grody 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Grody. 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 Grody. For the veterans among your Grody ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grody Life Expectancy

What is the average Grody lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Grody life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Grody in 1952 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grody

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grody 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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