Groom Name Meaning

English (common in East Anglia): occupational name for a servant or a shepherd, from Middle English grom(e) ‘boy’, ‘servant’ (of uncertain origin), which in some places was specialized to mean ‘shepherd’.

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

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Groom Family Origin

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Groom Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Groom. A less common occupation for the Groom family was Carpenter. The most common Groom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Groom's were Farmers.

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Groom Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Groom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Groom in 1950 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Groom

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