Groeneveld Family History

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Groeneveld Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from any of various minor places named Groeneveld, from Middle Dutch groene ‘green’ + veld ‘pasture’.

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


Similar surnames: Groenewold, Greenfield, Groeneweg, Gronewold, Greenwell, Grunwald

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Groeneveld Family Origin

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Groeneveld Family Occupations

What did your Groeneveld ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Groeneveld family was Peddler. The most common Groeneveld occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Groeneveld's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Groeneveld.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Peddler

    14%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Groeneveld ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Groeneveld Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Groeneveld. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Groeneveld. For the veterans among your Groeneveld ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Groeneveld Life Expectancy

What is the average Groeneveld lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Groeneveld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Groeneveld in 1960 was 52, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Groeneveld

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Groeneveld ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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