Gruszka Family History

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Gruszka Name Meaning

Polish (common in Silesia) and Jewish (from Poland): from gruszka ‘pear’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who grew or sold pears, or a nickname for someone thought to resemble the fruit. As a Jewish surname it is mainly ornamental.

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

Similar surnames: Kraska, Krupka, Hruska, Groszek, Kruszka, Gruca, Grosz, Rusak

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Gruszka Family Occupations

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Gruszka Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Gruszka Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gruszka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Gruszka in 1956 was 38, and 84 in 2004.

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