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 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Groff. 36% of Groff men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Groff women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Groff were Carpenter and Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Carpenter
  • Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Groff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 56,000 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 3,000 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 10,000 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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