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 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Groot. 15% of Groot men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Groot women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Groot were Truck Driver and Mathematics Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Cook
    5%
  • Mathematics Teacher
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Groot Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 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 11,000 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 2,000 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.

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