Groos Family History

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Groos Name Meaning

North German: variant of Gross 1.

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

Similar surnames: Gros, Grohs, Goos, Roos, Gross, Groth, Kloos, Grosse, Goes, Fross

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Groos Family Origin

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Groos Family Occupations

What did your Groos ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Groos. The most common Groos occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Groos's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Groos family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Banker

  • Butcher


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

Groos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Groos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Groos 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Groos. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Groos. For the veterans among your Groos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Groos Life Expectancy

What is the average Groos lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Groos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Groos in 1962 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Groos

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Groos 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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