Groff Family History

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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

What did your Groff ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Banker

    5%
  • Brick Layer

    5%
  • County Treasurer And Banker

    5%

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

Groff Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Groff Life Expectancy

What is the average Groff lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Groff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Groff 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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