Groat Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a nickname imported from Low German or Dutch groot ‘big’, ‘large’. Americanized spelling of the cognates Groth, Groot, or Grott.

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


Similar surnames: Great, Groot, Roat, Groth, Grof, Groll, Troast, Group, Grott, Proft

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Groat Family Origin

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Groat Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Going To School

    9%
  • Labourer

    9%
  • Servant

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Groat family was Servant. The most common Groat occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Groat's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Groat.

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Groat Historical Records

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Groat Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Groat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Groat in 1948 was 66, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Groat

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