Groenke Family History

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Groenke Name Meaning

North German (Grönke): from a diminutive of Groen (see Gruen).

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

Similar surnames: Groene, Grenke, Kroenke, Groen, Greinke, Greunke, Grone, Goecke

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Groenke Family Origin

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Groenke Family Occupations

What did your Groenke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Groenke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Groenke's were Farmers. Farmer, Painting and R. R. Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Groenke. A less common occupation for the Groenke family was Saloon Keeper.

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  • Farmer

  • Painting

  • R. R. Laborer

  • Saloon Keeper


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

Groenke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Groenke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Groenke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Groenke

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Groenke. 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 Groenke. For the veterans among your Groenke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Groenke Life Expectancy

What is the average Groenke lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Groenke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Groenke in 1957 was 57, and 69 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Groenke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Groenke 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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