Groomes Family History

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Groomes Name Meaning

English: variant of Groom. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Grummes, from a short or pet form of the personal name Hieronymus (see Jerome).

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

Similar surnames: Groomer, Grames, Romes, Groome, Gromer, Grooms, Coomes, Groover

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Groomes Family Origin

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Groomes Family Occupations

What did your Groomes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Groomes family was Laborer. The most common Groomes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Groomes's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Groomes.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Groomes ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Groomes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Groomes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Groomes 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 131 immigration records available for the last name Groomes. 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 841 military records available for the last name Groomes. For the veterans among your Groomes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Groomes Life Expectancy

What is the average Groomes lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Groomes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Groomes in 1963 was 65, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Groomes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Groomes ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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