Groshans Family History

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Groshans Name Meaning

German: literally ‘big Hans’ a distinguishing name for the older or larger of two bearers of the same personal name, Hans, a reduced form of Johannes, German equivalent of John.

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

Similar surnames: Grosshans, Grosjean, Rosman, Grogan, Gross, Goshen, Gresens, Grothaus

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Groshans Family Origin

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Groshans Family Occupations

What did your Groshans ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Groshans family was Farming. Baker, Cigar Maker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Groshans. The most common Groshans occupation in the USA was Baker. 14% of Groshans's were Bakers.

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  • Baker

  • Cigar Maker

  • Farmer

  • Farming


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Groshans Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Groshans Life Expectancy

What is the average Groshans lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Groshans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Groshans in 1962 was 62, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Groshans

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Groshans 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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