Gronau Family History

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Gronau Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of eleven places in northern Germany so named, from Middle Low German grone ‘green’ + owe ‘water meadow’ or ‘river island’.

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


Similar surnames: Grona, Grone, Grabau, Grana, Troia, Greenan, Grandt, Grau, Groner

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Gronau Family Origin

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Gronau Family Occupations

What did your Gronau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gronau family was Tailor. Laborer and Seauishess were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gronau. The most common Gronau occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Gronau's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Seauishess

    33%
  • Tailor

    33%

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

Gronau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gronau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gronau 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gronau. 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 Gronau. For the veterans among your Gronau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gronau Life Expectancy

What is the average Gronau lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Gronau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gronau in 1942 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gronau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gronau 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.

Famous Gronau Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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