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Grosh Family History

Grosh Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Grosch Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) Grosz Croatian and Czech Groš (see Gros ): nickname from local spellings of the name of a medieval thick silver coin and later e.g. in Poland of a coin of a small value itself ultimately from medieval Latin (denarius) grossus literally ‘thick coin’. Ukrainian: cognate of 1 above.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Gross, Grosz, Grosch, Gros, Brush, Groch, Rosh, Grass, Grush, Gresh

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Where is the Grosh family from?

You can see how Grosh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Grosh family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Grosh families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 20 Grosh families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 71% of all the recorded Grosh's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Grosh families in 1840.
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What did your Grosh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Grosh. 21% of Grosh men worked as a Salesman and 14% of Grosh women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grosh were Laborer and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Mechanic
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Grosh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grosh census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 476 immigration records available for the last name Grosh. 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 710 military records available for the last name Grosh. For the veterans among your Grosh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Grosh lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Grosh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Grosh in 1958 was 42, and 82 in 2004.

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