Gruss Family History
Gruss Name Meaning
German:: from Middle High German grūz ‘grain groats dregs’; possibly a derogatory metonymic occupational name for a grain merchant or a topographic name for someone living on sandy soil. (also Grüss): from an ancient Germanic personal name formed with an element reflected in Gothic hrōtheigs ‘victorious’. from a pet form of a vernacular form of the Latin personal name Gregorius (see Gregory ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022