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Groleau Name Meaning

French: possibly a nickname for someone who habitually bawled or squawked, from gouleau, a diminutive of grole ‘crow’, ‘raven’ (ultimately from Latin graculus).

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


Similar surnames: Croteau, Prioleau, Rondeau, Rougeau, Belleau, Rouleau, Gonyeau

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Groleau Family Origin

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Groleau Family Occupations

What did your Groleau ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Journalier and Charpentier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Groleau. A less common occupation for the Groleau family was Farmer. The most common Groleau occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 26% of Groleau's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    26%
  • Journalier

    21%
  • Charpentier

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%

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

Groleau Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Groleau Life Expectancy

What is the average Groleau lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Groleau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Groleau in 1961 was 56, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Groleau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Groleau 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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