Grogg Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name derived from Gothic hrukjan ‘to crow’ or related to Middle High German rohen ‘to roar’, ‘cry (in battle)’, probably originally a byname for a warrior (as the name may also be cognate with Gothic hrotheigs ‘victorious’).

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


Similar surnames: Gragg, Grigg, Grove, Grob, Droge, Groll, Georg, Grof, Zogg, Broggi

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Grogg Family Origin

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Grogg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Grogg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Grogg's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grogg. A less common occupation for the Grogg family was Keeping House.

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Grogg Historical Records

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Grogg Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Grogg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Grogg in 1951 was 31, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grogg

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