Groom Name Meaning

English (common in East Anglia): occupational name for a servant or a shepherd, from Middle English grom(e) ‘boy’, ‘servant’ (of uncertain origin), which in some places was specialized to mean ‘shepherd’.

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


Similar surnames: Croom, Broom, Froom, Rook, Roos, Good, Goos, Krom, Grosh, Groome

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Groom Family Origin

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Groom Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Groom. A less common occupation for the Groom family was Farm Labourer. The most common Groom occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Groom's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Groom Historical Records

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Groom Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Groom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Groom in 1950 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Groom

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