Grosshans Family History

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Grosshans Name Meaning

German: compound name from Middle High German groz ‘large’ + Hans, a pet form of the personal name Johann(e)s (see John), hence a nickname used to denote a large man called Hans or to distinguish between two bearers of this personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Groshans, Grosjean, Crossman, Rossmann, Grossmann, Grossen, Grassman

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Grosshans Family Origin

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Grosshans Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Cigar Maker

    8%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Grain Dealer

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Maker and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grosshans. A less common occupation for the Grosshans family was Grain Dealer. The most common Grosshans occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Grosshans's were Farmers.

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Grosshans Historical Records

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Grosshans Life Expectancy

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