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Growe Family History

Growe Name Meaning

variant of Groh. variant of Grube.

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


Similar surnames: Grow, Grobe, Grohe, Grewe, Groce, Googe, Grove, Grawe, Rowe, Crowe

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Where is the Growe family from?

You can see how Growe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Growe family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Growe families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 20 Growe families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 59% of all the recorded Growe's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Growe families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Growe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Growe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Growe. 31% of Growe men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Growe women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Growe were Machinist and Teacher.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Machinist
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    27%
  • Maid
    20%
  • Waitress
    14%
  • Teacher
    14%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Growe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Growe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 603 immigration records available for the last name Growe. 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 Cards

There are 507 military records available for the last name Growe. For the veterans among your Growe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Growe lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Growe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Growe in 1963 was 83, and 77 in 2004.

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