Grooms Family History

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Grooms Name Meaning

English: variant of Groom.

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

Similar surnames: Groome, Groomes, Crooms, Groom, Goods, Roome, Groves, Groos, Broome

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Grooms Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Grooms name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Grooms. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Grooms Family Origin

Where is the Grooms family from?

Grooms Family Occupations

What did your Grooms ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grooms. The most common Grooms occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Grooms's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Grooms family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Grooms Historical Records

What Grooms family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Grooms. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grooms 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 826 immigration records available for the last name Grooms. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Grooms. For the veterans among your Grooms ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grooms Life Expectancy

What is the average Grooms lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Grooms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Grooms in 1940 was 42, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grooms 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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