Grosz Family History

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Grosz Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname from Polish grosz, a coin of small value (see Grosh). Hungarian, Jewish (from Hungary), and Polish spelling of the German name Gross, a nickname meaning ‘large’.

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

Similar surnames: Gross, Grosh, Gros, Orosz, Brosz, Groszek, Grose, Grass, Grof, Groll

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Grosz Family Origin

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Grosz Family Occupations

What did your Grosz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Grosz. 45% of Grosz men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Grosz women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grosz were Farm Laborer and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Painter
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housework
  • Waitress
  • Laborer

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

Grosz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Grosz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grosz 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Grosz. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Grosz. For the veterans among your Grosz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grosz Life Expectancy

What is the average Grosz lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Grosz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Grosz in 1960 was 63, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grosz

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