Grosser Family History

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Grosser Name Meaning

nickname for a big man, from an inflected form of Gross. (also Grösser) distinguishing epithet for the larger or older of two bearers of the same personal name, from the comparative form of the adjective gross ‘big’, ‘large’.

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

Similar surnames: Grasser, Gross, Grossen, Groesser, Grossberg, Glossner, Gosse

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Grosser Family Origin

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Grosser Family Occupations

What did your Grosser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grosser family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grosser. The most common Grosser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Grosser's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Laborer


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

Grosser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Grosser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grosser 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Grosser. 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 20,000 military records available for the last name Grosser. For the veterans among your Grosser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grosser Life Expectancy

What is the average Grosser lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Grosser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Grosser in 1950 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grosser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grosser 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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