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Grogg Family History

Grogg Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name derived from Gothic hrukjan ‘to crow’ or related to Middle High German rōhen ‘to roar cry (in battle)’ probably originally a byname for a warrior (as the name may also be cognate with Gothic hrotheigs ‘victorious’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Gragg, Grigg, Grove, Grob, Droge, Groll, Georg, Grof, Zogg, Broggi

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Where is the Grogg family from?

You can see how Grogg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Grogg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Grogg families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 9 Grogg families living in Ontario. This was about 90% of all the recorded Grogg's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Grogg families in 1911.
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What did your Grogg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Grogg. 27% of Grogg men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Grogg women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grogg were Carpenter and Seamstress. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Seamstress
    10%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Grogg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grogg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 342 immigration records available for the last name Grogg. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Grogg lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Grogg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Grogg in 1951 was 31, and 67 in 2004.

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