Grotts Family History

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Grotts Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Grotz.

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

Similar surnames: Gotts, Crotts, Dotts, Pritts, Plotts, Gatts, Pratts, Botts, Groat

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Grotts Family Origin

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Grotts Family Occupations

What did your Grotts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grotts family was Farming. The most common Grotts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Grotts's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grotts.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Grotts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Grotts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grotts 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 117 immigration records available for the last name Grotts. 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 261 military records available for the last name Grotts. For the veterans among your Grotts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grotts Life Expectancy

What is the average Grotts lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Grotts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Grotts in 1949 was 66, and 52 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grotts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grotts 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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