Groot Family History

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Groot Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname for a big man, from Middle Dutch grot ‘great’, ‘large’.

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


Similar surnames: Groat, Root, Proft, Groth, Grose, Great, Stroot, Boot, Groll, Smoot

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Groot Family Origin

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Groot Family Occupations

What did your Groot ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Groot family was Keeping House. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Groot. The most common Groot occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Groot's were Farmers.

View Census data for Groot | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    24%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%
  • Grocer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Groot Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Groot Life Expectancy

What is the average Groot lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Groot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Groot in 1956 was 37, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Groot

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Groot 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.

Famous Groot Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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