Grout Family History

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Grout Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a dealer in coarse meal, Old English grut, Old Norse grautr ‘porridge’.

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

Similar surnames: Trout, Rout, Brott, Grau, Proud, Grosh, Roup, Grose, Tout, Grof

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Grout Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Grout name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Grout. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Grout Family Origin

Where is the Grout family from?

Grout Family Occupations

What did your Grout ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Grout occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 33% of Grout's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Grout family was Machinist. Cultivateur, Cultivateur Fils and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grout.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Cultivateur Fils

  • Laborer

  • Machinist


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

Grout Historical Records

What Grout family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 44,000 census records available for the last name Grout. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Groutcensus 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Grout. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Grout. For the veterans among your Grout ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grout Life Expectancy

What is the average Grout lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Grout life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Grout in 1948 was 40, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grout 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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