Groeneveld Family History

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Groeneveld Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from any of various minor places named Groeneveld, from Middle Dutch groene ‘green’ + veld ‘pasture’.

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


Similar surnames: Groenewold, Greenfield, Groeneweg, Gronewold, Greenwell, Grunwald

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Groeneveld Family Origin

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Groeneveld Family Occupations

What did your Groeneveld ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Groeneveld. 16% of Groeneveld men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Groeneveld women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Groeneveld were Machinist and Hotel Keeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Farm Operator
    6%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    20%
  • Cook
    7%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Hotel Keeper
    7%

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

Groeneveld Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Groeneveld. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Groeneveld 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Groeneveld. 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 292 military records available for the last name Groeneveld. For the veterans among your Groeneveld ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Groeneveld Life Expectancy

What is the average Groeneveld lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Groeneveld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Groeneveld in 1960 was 52, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Groeneveld

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