Gruba Family History

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Gruba Name Meaning

Polish: from gruby ‘big’, ‘coarse’, ‘thick’, hence a nickname referring either to an individual’s physical appearance or to his coarse behavior.

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

Similar surnames: Gruca, Ryba, Guba, Grubb, Gaba, Guza, Giba, Hruby, Suba, Hruza

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Gruba Family Origin

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Gruba Family Occupations

What did your Gruba ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gruba. 11% of Gruba men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Gruba women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gruba were Farm and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Farm

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Alouer Work
  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk

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

Gruba Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gruba. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gruba 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 293 immigration records available for the last name Gruba. 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 266 military records available for the last name Gruba. For the veterans among your Gruba ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gruba Life Expectancy

What is the average Gruba lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gruba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Gruba in 1963 was 81, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gruba 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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