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Grohs Family History

Grohs Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Gross. Altered form of German Groh.

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

Similar surnames: Gros, Rohs, Grohe, Gross, Groos, Vohs, Groh, Grahn, Group, Grass

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Where is the Grohs family from?

You can see how Grohs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Grohs family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Grohs families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Grohs families living in Michigan. This was about 22% of all the recorded Grohs's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Grohs families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Grohs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Grohs ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Grohs. 32% of Grohs men worked as a Farmer and 36% of Grohs women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grohs were Salesman and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grohs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grohs census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 572 immigration records available for the last name Grohs. 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 Cards

There are 776 military records available for the last name Grohs. For the veterans among your Grohs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Grohs lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Grohs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Grohs in 1951 was 51, and 71 in 2004.

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