Gropp Family History

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Gropp Name Meaning

from a Germanic personal name formed with a cognate of Gothic hrotheigs ‘victorious’. variant of Grob. from Gropp ‘grouper’ (the fish); possibly a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman, or a nickname for someone with a large head and wide mouth like a grouper.

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


Similar surnames: Propp, Groppe, Cropp, Kopp, Topp, Kropp, Group, Gripp, Grof, Gropper

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Gropp Family Origin

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Gropp Family Occupations

What did your Gropp ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gropp occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Gropp's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gropp family was Saw Miller. Farmer, Going To School and Pump Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gropp.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Going To School

    20%
  • Pump Maker

    20%
  • Saw Miller

    20%

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

Gropp Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gropp Life Expectancy

What is the average Gropp lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gropp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Gropp in 1959 was 30, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gropp 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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