Grothaus Family History

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Grothaus Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived in or by a large house or farmstead, from Low German grot(h) ‘large’, ‘great’ + central or standard German Haus ‘house’.

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


Similar surnames: Holthaus, Groothuis, Althaus, Groth, Rothfuss, Grosshans, Grotheer

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Grothaus Family Origin

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Grothaus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Tailor

    11%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grothaus. A less common occupation for the Grothaus family was Carpenter. The most common Grothaus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Grothaus's were Farmers.

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Grothaus Historical Records

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Grothaus Life Expectancy

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