Grover Family History

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Grover Name Meaning

North German: occupational name for a ditch or grave digger, from Middle Low German grove ‘hollow’, ‘grave’. Americanized form of German and Swiss Gruber. Southern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove, a variant of Grove 1 + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. Indian (Panjab): Hindu and Sikh name of unknown origin.

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

Similar surnames: Grove, Rover, Grever, Gruber, Graver, Grober, Gropper, Troyer, Roker

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Grover Family Origin

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Grover Family Occupations

What did your Grover ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Grover. 35% of Grover men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Grover women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grover were Laborer and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Fisherman
  • Labourer
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Income
  • Servant
  • Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Grover Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 182,000 census records available for the last name Grover. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grover census 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Grover. 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 28,000 military records available for the last name Grover. For the veterans among your Grover ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grover Life Expectancy

What is the average Grover lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Grover life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Grover in 1941 was 68, and 74 in 2004.

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