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Groseclose Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Grossklos (Gross Klaus ‘big Klaus’), probably a distinguishing nickname for the larger (or older) of two bearers of the personal name Klaus in the same family.

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


Similar surnames: Grosshans, Grosenick, Close, Rosell, Froese, Gresens, Roscoe, Glose

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Groseclose Family Origin

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Groseclose Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Groseclose. The most common Groseclose occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Groseclose's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Groseclose family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Groseclose Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Groseclose Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Groseclose life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Groseclose in 1953 was 64, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Groseclose 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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