Grose Name Meaning

Cornish: topographic name for someone who lived near a stone cross set up by the roadside or in a marketplace, Cornish crous (Latin crux, crucis). Compare Cross. English: nickname for a large or fat man, from Old French gros, ‘big’, ‘fat’ (see Gros).

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


Similar surnames: Gross, Gros, Rose, Grove, Croce, Crose, Grise, Gose, Grone, Grosh

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Grose Family Origin

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Grose Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Grose occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Grose's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grose. A less common occupation for the Grose family was Agricultural Labourer.

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Grose Historical Records

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Grose Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Grose life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Grose in 1942 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grose

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