Grosh Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of any of various names of central and eastern European origin, all of them originating with reference to a coin, hence a metonymic occupational name for a moneyer or a nickname for a wealthy or money-conscious individual. Possible source names include German Grosch; Polish Grosz; Ukrainian Groshok, from groshi, denoting coins or money in general; and Russian Groshev, from grosh, a coin worth half a kopek. The relevant vocabulary word in all of these languages is derived from medieval Latin (denarius) grossus, literally ‘thick coin’.

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


Similar surnames: Gross, Grosz, Grosch, Gros, Brush, Groch, Rosh, Grass, Grush, Gresh

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Grosh Family Origin

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Grosh Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grosh. The most common Grosh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Grosh's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Grosh family was Blacksmith.

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Grosh Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Grosh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Grosh in 1958 was 42, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grosh

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