Grotz Name Meaning

topographic name for someone living by a pine forest, from Grotz ‘pine tree top’. nickname from Alemannic and Swabian grotz ‘little man’, ‘shrimp’, originally ‘butt end’ (e.g. of an apple).

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


Similar surnames: Krotz, Protz, Grose, Grosz, Grenz, Groth, Tritz, Drott, Pretz, Klotz

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Grotz Family Origin

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Grotz Family Occupations

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  • Chandronnier

    33%
  • Couturiere

    33%
  • Nailer

    33%

In 1881, the most common Grotz occupation in Canada was Chandronnier. 33% of Grotz's were Chandronniers. A less common occupation for the Grotz family was Nailer. Chandronnier and Couturiere were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Grotz.

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Grotz Historical Records

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Grotz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Grotz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Grotz in 1962 was 71, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grotz

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