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Grober Name Meaning

German (Gröber): habitational name for someone from any of various places for example near Potsdam and Jena named Gröber or from either of the places near Bitterfeld or Meissen called Gröbern. German (Gröber): variant of Grob an inflected form or a variant of Graber North German: variant of Grover .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Grover, Graber, Greber, Gruber, Kroner, Ober, Kober, Stober, Graner

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Where is the Grober family from?

You can see how Grober families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Grober family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Grober families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Grober families living in Ontario. This was about 86% of all the recorded Grober's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Grober families in 1911.
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What did your Grober ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Grober. 30% of Grober men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Grober women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grober were Farm Laborer and Helper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Helper
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grober. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grober census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Grober. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Grober. For the veterans among your Grober ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Grober lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Grober life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Grober in 1959 was 58, and 83 in 2004.

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