Gronewold Family History

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Gronewold Name Meaning

North German (also Grönewold): topographic name for someone who lived by a verdant forest, from Middle Low German grone ‘green’ + wald ‘woods’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, for example Grönwohld near Trittau.

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

Similar surnames: Groenewold, Greenwood, Grunwald, Rodewald, Fennewald, Groeneweg

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Gronewold Family Origin

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Gronewold Family Occupations

What did your Gronewold ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gronewold. The most common Gronewold occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Gronewold's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer


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Gronewold Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gronewold. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gronewold. For the veterans among your Gronewold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gronewold Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gronewold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gronewold in 1963 was 73, and 92 in 2004.

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