Grose Family History

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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

What did your Grose ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Clay Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Grose. 12% of Grose men worked as a Clay Labourer and 77% of Grose women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grose were China Clay Labourer and Unpaid Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Clay Labourer
    12%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Farm Labourer
    8%
  • China Clay Labourer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    77%
  • Private Means
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Unpaid Household Duties
    2%

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

Grose Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 53,000 census records available for the last name Grose. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grose 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Grose. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Grose. For the veterans among your Grose ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grose Life Expectancy

What is the average Grose lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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