Groening Family History

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Groening Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German grönink ‘yellowhammer’ (a species of bunting), a metonymic occupational name for a bird catcher, or perhaps a nickname.

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


Similar surnames: Kroening, Greving, Breeding, Koenig, Bruening, Froning, Groeneweg

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Groening Family Origin

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Groening Family Occupations

What did your Groening ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, At Home and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Groening. The most common Groening occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Groening's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Groening family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • At Home

    14%
  • Baker

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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

Groening Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Groening. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Groening 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 Groening. 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 Groening. For the veterans among your Groening ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Groening Life Expectancy

What is the average Groening lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Groening life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Groening in 1963 was 72, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Groening

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Groening 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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