Grossen Family History

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Grossen Name Meaning

Dutch and Swiss German: from a pet form of a Germanic compound name beginning with the element groz ‘large’.

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

Similar surnames: Goossen, Grosser, Gosse, Gross, Grosjean, Rossen, Grasse, Goshen

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Grossen Family Origin

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Grossen Family Occupations

What did your Grossen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Grossen occupation in the USA was Brewer. 100% of Grossen's were Brewers.

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  • Brewer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Grossen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Grossen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Grossen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grossen 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 465 immigration records available for the last name Grossen. 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 55,000 military records available for the last name Grossen. For the veterans among your Grossen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grossen Life Expectancy

What is the average Grossen lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Grossen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Grossen in 1965 was 85, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grossen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grossen 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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