Gropp Family History

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Gropp Name Meaning

from a Germanic personal name formed with a cognate of Gothic hrotheigs ‘victorious’. variant of Grob. from Gropp ‘grouper’ (the fish); possibly a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman, or a nickname for someone with a large head and wide mouth like a grouper.

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

Similar surnames: Propp, Groppe, Cropp, Kopp, Topp, Kropp, Group, Gripp, Grof, Gropper

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Gropp Family Origin

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Gropp Family Occupations

What did your Gropp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gropp. 9% of Gropp men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Gropp women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gropp were Farm Laborer and Sales Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Waitress
  • Secretary
  • Sales Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gropp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gropp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gropp 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 887 immigration records available for the last name Gropp. 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 Gropp. For the veterans among your Gropp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gropp Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gropp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Gropp in 1959 was 30, and 74 in 2004.

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