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Gromer Family History

Gromer Name Meaning

from a reduced form of the personal name Gerom, Latin Hieronymus (see Jerome). variant of Kramer. (also Grömer): from a short form of a Germanic personal name, reflected by Old High German hruom ‘fame’.

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


Similar surnames: Cromer, Gramer, Romer, Groomer, Grover, Kromer, Groomes, Grober

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Where is the Gromer family from?

You can see how Gromer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gromer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gromer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Gromer families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 60% of all the recorded Gromer's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Gromer families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gromer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gromer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gromer. 30% of Gromer men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Gromer women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gromer were Truck Driver and Maid.

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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
    30%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Carpenter
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Teacher
    19%
  • Grade Teacher
    12%
  • Maid
    8%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gromer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gromer 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 380 immigration records available for the last name Gromer. 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 756 military records available for the last name Gromer. For the veterans among your Gromer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gromer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gromer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Gromer in 1962 was 73, and 74 in 2004.

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