Grosskopf Family History

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Grosskopf Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from a compound of Middle High German groz ‘large’, German gross + Middle High German kopf, German Kopf ‘head’.

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

Similar surnames: Krauskopf, Rothkopf, Groskopf, Gross, Stoskopf, Grieshop, Grosshans

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Grosskopf Family Origin

Where is the Grosskopf family from?

Grosskopf Family Occupations

What did your Grosskopf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Grosskopf occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 17% of Grosskopf's were Clerk In Stores. A less common occupation for the Grosskopf family was Baker. Clerk In Store, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grosskopf.

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  • Clerk In Store

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Baker


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

Grosskopf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grosskopf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grosskopf 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Grosskopf. 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 Grosskopf. For the veterans among your Grosskopf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grosskopf Life Expectancy

What is the average Grosskopf lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Grosskopf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Grosskopf in 1953 was 61, and 95 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grosskopf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grosskopf 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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