Grothaus Family History

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Grothaus Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived in or by a large house or farmstead, from Low German grot(h) ‘large’, ‘great’ + central or standard German Haus ‘house’.

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


Similar surnames: Holthaus, Groothuis, Althaus, Groth, Rothfuss, Grosshans, Grotheer

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Grothaus Family Origin

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Grothaus Family Occupations

What did your Grothaus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grothaus family was Carpenter. Farmer, Tailor and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grothaus. The most common Grothaus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Grothaus's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Tailor

    11%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Grothaus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grothaus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grothaus 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Grothaus. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Grothaus. For the veterans among your Grothaus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grothaus Life Expectancy

What is the average Grothaus lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Grothaus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Grothaus in 1962 was 79, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grothaus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grothaus 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.

Famous Grothaus Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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