Groetsch Family History

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Groetsch Name Meaning

German (Grötsch, of Slavic origin): from Sorbian grod ‘castle’, ‘fortified town’ (Old Slavic gradu).

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

Similar surnames: Prokosch, Petsch, Goetsch, Gentsch, Metsch, Gosch, Greth, Grech

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Groetsch Family Origin

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Groetsch Family Occupations

What did your Groetsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Groetsch occupation in the USA was Baker. 17% of Groetsch's were Bakers. Baker, Carpet Weaver and Dealer In Wine were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Groetsch. A less common occupation for the Groetsch family was Laborer.

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  • Baker

  • Carpet Weaver

  • Dealer In Wine

  • Laborer


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

Groetsch Historical Records

What Groetsch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 821 census records available for the last name Groetsch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Groetsch 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 190 immigration records available for the last name Groetsch. 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 281 military records available for the last name Groetsch. For the veterans among your Groetsch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Groetsch Life Expectancy

What is the average Groetsch lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Groetsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Groetsch in 1963 was 87, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Groetsch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Groetsch 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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