Groton Family History

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Groton Name Meaning

Possibly English, a habitational name from any of various places in Suffolk, probably named in Old English as ‘sandy or gravelly stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Crofton, Gritton, Gratton, Gunton, Garton, Orton, Broxton, Booton

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Groton Family Origin

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Groton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Son

    29%
  • Clergyman

    14%
  • Cultivateur

    14%

In 1881, Farmer, Son and Clergyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Groton. The most common Groton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Groton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Groton family was Cultivateur.

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Groton Historical Records

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Groton Life Expectancy

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