Grof Family History
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