Grooters Family History

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Grooters Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Dutch Grootaers, a nickname for someone with a big behind, from Middle Dutch grot ‘large’, ‘tall’ + aers, e(e)rs ‘buttocks’.

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

Similar surnames: Goates, Groothuis, Wooters, Groomer, Vosters, Roers, Gropper, Gritter

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Grooters Family Origin

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Grooters Family Occupations

What did your Grooters ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grooters family was Shoe Maker. Farmer and Labr were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Grooters. The most common Grooters occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Grooters's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Labr

  • Shoe Maker


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Grooters Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Grooters Life Expectancy

What is the average Grooters lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Grooters life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Grooters in 1961 was 53, and 69 in 2004.

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