Grof Family History
Grof Name Meaning
Hungarian (Gróf); Slovak (mainly Gróf); Czech (also Gróf); Slovenian and Croatian: status name from Hungarian and Slovak gróf South Slavic grof ‘count’ in most cases probably applied as a metonymic occupational or status name for someone in the service of a count or for the farmer on a land belonging to a count. It may have also been applied as an ironic nickname. Compare Graf and Groff .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022