Groft Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; perhaps an altered form of Croft.

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

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Groft Family Origin

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Groft Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Groft family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Groft. The most common Groft occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Groft's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Groft | Data not to scale

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Groft Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Groft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Groft in 1958 was 51, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Groft

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