Grossberg Family History

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Grossberg Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German gross ‘large’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. German: habitational name from either of two places so named.

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

Similar surnames: Rossberg, Rosenberg, Glassberg, Mossberg, Ostberg, Grunberg

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Grossberg Family Origin

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Grossberg Family Occupations

What did your Grossberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Grossberg occupation in the USA was Shoe Maker. 100% of Grossberg's were Shoe Makers.

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  • Shoe Maker


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Grossberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Grossberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grossberg 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Grossberg. 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 349 military records available for the last name Grossberg. For the veterans among your Grossberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grossberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Grossberg lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Grossberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Grossberg in 1945 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grossberg ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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