Gruver Family History

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Gruver Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Gruber, reflecting the Pennsylvania German pronunciation.

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


Similar surnames: Grover, Cruver, Bruer, Gaver, Gruber, Pruner, Gruner, Grever, Guier

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Gruver Family Origin

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Gruver Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gruver. The most common Gruver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Gruver's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gruver family was Farming.

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Gruver Historical Records

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Gruver Life Expectancy

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