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Grosch Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German, Middle Low German grosch ‘groschen’, a gold or silver coin, a metonymic occupational name for a moneyer, or possibly a nickname for an avaricious person.

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


Similar surnames: Grosh, Frosch, Gosch, Krosch, Hosch, Rasch, Losch, Rusch, Frisch

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Where is the Grosch family from?

You can see how Grosch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Grosch family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Grosch families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 31 Grosch families living in New York. This was about 13% of all the recorded Grosch's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Grosch families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Grosch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Grosch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Grosch. 13% of Grosch men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Grosch women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grosch were Salesman and Clerk.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Machinist
    9%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Seamstress
    11%
  • Housework
    11%
  • Clerk
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Grosch. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Grosch. For the veterans among your Grosch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Grosch lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Grosch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Grosch in 1946 was 72, and 65 in 2004.

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