Groninger Family History

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Groninger Name Meaning

German (also Gröninger): habitational name for someone from Groningen (Netherlands) or from Gröningen near Halberstadt (Thuringia), or perhaps a nickname for an immature person, from Middle Low German gröninc, literally ‘greenling’.

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


Similar surnames: Kroninger, Greninger, Cloninger, Gremminger, Moninger, Brensinger

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Groninger Family Origin

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Groninger Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Groninger. The most common Groninger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Groninger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Groninger family was Building Turnpike.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Building Turnpike

    4%

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Groninger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Groninger Life Expectancy

What is the average Groninger lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Groninger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Groninger in 1956 was 44, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Groninger 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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