Groppe Family History

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Groppe Name Meaning

from a short form (Robbo) of a Germanic personal name formed with (h)rod ‘fame’, ‘victory’ as the first element, for example Robert. nickname for someone who somehow resembled a fish called (in the south) Groppe, known for its big head and mouth.

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


Similar surnames: Gropp, Propp, Foppe, Grippo, Gropper, Hoppe, Roppel, Grose, Kropp

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Groppe Family Origin

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Groppe Family Occupations

What did your Groppe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Retail Grocer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Groppe. The most common Groppe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Groppe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Groppe family was Shoe Maker.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Retail Grocer

    30%
  • Farm Hand

    10%
  • Shoe Maker

    10%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Groppe Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Groppe Life Expectancy

What is the average Groppe lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Groppe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Groppe in 1956 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Groppe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Groppe 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.

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