Gros Family History

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Gros Name Meaning

French: nickname for a large man, from Old French gros ‘big’, ‘fat’, Late Latin grossus, of Germanic origin. See also Legros. Jewish (Ashkenazic) and English: variant spelling of Gross. Slovenian spelling of German Gross.

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


Similar surnames: Gross, Grose, Gras, Grosz, Grob, Grosh, Grof, Grass, Grohs, Goy

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Gros Family Origin

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Gros Family Occupations

What did your Gros ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gros. 37% of Gros men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Gros women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gros were Salesman and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    16%
  • Seamstress
    16%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Stenographer
    11%

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

Gros Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Gros. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gros 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Gros. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Gros. For the veterans among your Gros ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gros Life Expectancy

What is the average Gros lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Gros life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gros in 1949 was 46, and 71 in 2004.

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