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

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  • Laborer

    24%
  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gros family was Carpenter. The most common Gros occupation in the USA was Laborer. 24% of Gros's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gros.

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Gros Historical Records

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Gros Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gros

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