Groff Name Meaning

Dutch: from the personal name Grof, a reduced form of Gerolf. Hungarian: variant of Grof.

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


Similar surnames: Grof, Griff, Graff, Goff, Reff, Proft, Boff, Boroff, Rolf, Off

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Groff Family Origin

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Groff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Banker

    5%
  • Brick Layer

    5%
  • County Treasurer And Banker

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Groff family was County Treasurer And Banker. The most common Groff occupation in Canada was Farmer. 71% of Groff's were Farmers. Farmer, Banker and Brick Layer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Groff.

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Groff Historical Records

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Groff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Groff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Groff in 1945 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Groff

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