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Gronberg Name Meaning

Swedish (Grönberg): ornamental name composed of the elements grön ‘green’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Granberg, Grinberg, Grunberg, Kronberg, Broberg, Rosberg, Renberg

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Where is the Gronberg family from?

You can see how Gronberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gronberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Gronberg families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 45 Gronberg families living in Illinois. This was about 69% of all the recorded Gronberg's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Gronberg families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gronberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gronberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Sewing were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gronberg. 25% of Gronberg men worked as a Farmer.

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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
    25%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Sewing
    100%
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What Gronberg family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gronberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gronberg 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Gronberg. 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 331 military records available for the last name Gronberg. For the veterans among your Gronberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gronberg lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Gronberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gronberg in 1960 was 49, and 90 in 2004.

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