Grof Name Meaning

Hungarian: status name from gróf ‘count’. Compare German Graf. This name is also found in Slovenia. As a surname it is probably an ironic nickname. German: variant of Grob. Possibly an Americanized spelling of the Norwegian habitational name Grov, from any of several farmsteads so named, from Old Norse grof ‘pit’, ‘hollow’.

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

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Grof Family Origin

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Grof Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Agt. Steam S. Co.

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

In 1880, the most common Grof occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Grof's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Grof family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Agt. Steam S. Co. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grof.

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Grof Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Grof life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Grof in 1964 was 77, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grof

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