Grotz Family History

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Grotz Name Meaning

topographic name for someone living by a pine forest, from Grotz ‘pine tree top’. nickname from Alemannic and Swabian grotz ‘little man’, ‘shrimp’, originally ‘butt end’ (e.g. of an apple).

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


Similar surnames: Krotz, Protz, Grose, Grosz, Grenz, Groth, Tritz, Drott, Pretz, Klotz

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Grotz Family Origin

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Grotz Family Occupations

What did your Grotz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Grotz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Grotz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Grotz family was Works In Brickyard. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grotz.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Works In Brickyard

    6%

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

Grotz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Grotz Life Expectancy

What is the average Grotz lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Grotz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Grotz in 1962 was 71, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grotz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grotz 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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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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