Grosjean Family History

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Grosjean Name Meaning

French and Swiss French: compound name from gros ‘big’, ‘large’ + the personal name Jean (French form of John); it may have been applied as a nickname to distinguish between two bearers of the same personal name, denoting either the older or the larger, or simply to denote an exceptionally large (or small) man. Grosjean is also used in French as a nickname for a stupid fellow.

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


Similar surnames: Grandjean, Grosshans, Grosser, Groshans, Grossen, Trojan, Grose

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Grosjean Family Origin

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Grosjean Family Occupations

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  • At School

    22%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Chair Mender

    11%
  • Counsellor

    11%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Grosjean family was Counsellor. The most common Grosjean occupation in Canada was At School. 22% of Grosjean's were At Schools. At School, Farmer and Chair Mender were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grosjean.

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Grosjean Historical Records

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Grosjean Life Expectancy

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