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Groen Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname for someone who habitually dressed in green, from Middle Dutch groene ‘green’. North German (Grön): variant of Grün (see Gruen).

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


Similar surnames: Gruen, Green, Groene, Goen, Roen, Groll, Grahn, Goosen, Grun, Rolen

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Where is the Groen family from?

You can see how Groen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Groen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Groen families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Groen families living in Alberta. This was about 31% of all the recorded Groen's in Canada. Alberta and 2 other provinces had the highest population of Groen families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Groen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Groen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Groen. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Groen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Groen 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Groen. 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 729 military records available for the last name Groen. For the veterans among your Groen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Groen lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Groen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Groen in 1960 was 68, and 79 in 2004.

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