Grosshans Family History

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Grosshans Name Meaning

German: compound name from Middle High German groz ‘large’ + Hans, a pet form of the personal name Johann(e)s (see John), hence a nickname used to denote a large man called Hans or to distinguish between two bearers of this personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Groshans, Grosjean, Crossman, Rossmann, Grossmann, Grossen, Grassman

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Grosshans Family Origin

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Grosshans Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Grosshans occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Grosshans's were Farmers. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grosshans. A less common occupation for the Grosshans family was Grain Dealer.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Cigar Maker

    8%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Grain Dealer

    8%

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Grosshans Historical Records

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Grosshans Life Expectancy

What is the average Grosshans lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Grosshans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Grosshans in 1944 was 38, and 81 in 2004.

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