Grove Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove or thicket, Middle English grove, Old English graf. English (Huguenot): Americanized spelling of the French surname Le Grou(x) or Le Greux (see Groulx). North German form of Grob. North German: habitational name from any of several places named Grove or Groven in Schleswig-Holstein, which derive their name from Middle Low Germany grove ‘ditch’, ‘channel’. In some cases the name is a Dutch or Low German form of Grube. Altered form of German Graf.

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


Similar surnames: Grave, Grover, Grone, Greve, Grose, Graven, Groll, Grode, Giove

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Grove Family Origin

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Grove Family Occupations

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  • Scholar

    22%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Teacher

    6%
  • Servant

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Grove family was Servant. The most common Grove occupation in Canada was Scholar. 22% of Grove's were Scholars. Scholar, Farmer and Teacher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grove.

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Grove life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Grove in 1942 was 59, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grove

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