Groll Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from Groll in Westphalia or Grollo in Drente, (from Dutch Gronlo ‘fen’). German: perhaps a nickname for an angry person from Middle High German groll ‘anger’, ‘wrath’. North German: nickname from Middle Low German krul ‘shock of hair’.

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


Similar surnames: Grill, Kroll, Grell, Roll, Goll, Grall, Doll, Gohl, Troll, Droll

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Groll Family Origin

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Groll Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Stone Mason

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Groll. A less common occupation for the Groll family was Carpenter. The most common Groll occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Groll's were Farmers.

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Groll Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Groll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Groll in 1945 was 26, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Groll

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