Groat Family History

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Groat Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a nickname imported from Low German or Dutch groot ‘big’, ‘large’. Americanized spelling of the cognates Groth, Groot, or Grott.

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


Similar surnames: Great, Groot, Roat, Groth, Grof, Groll, Troast, Group, Grott, Proft

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Groat Family Origin

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Groat Family Occupations

What did your Groat ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Fisherman and Farm Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Groat. A less common occupation for the Groat family was Labourer. The most common Groat occupation in the UK was Farmer. 23% of Groat's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Fisherman

    15%
  • Farm Servant

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Groat ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Groat Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Groat. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Groat census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Groat

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Groat. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Groat. For the veterans among your Groat ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Groat Life Expectancy

What is the average Groat lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Groat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Groat in 1948 was 66, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Groat

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Groat 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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