Grote Family History

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Grote Name Meaning

North German: variant of Groth.

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

Similar surnames: Grothe, Grotte, Grott, Groth, Grone, Groce, Grohe, Grove, Grode

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Grote Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Grote name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Grote. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Grote Family Origin

Where is the Grote family from?

Grote Family Occupations

What did your Grote ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Grote occupation in the UK was Tailor. 20% of Grote's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Grote family was Bricklayer. Tailor, Annuitant and Book Sales Assistant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grote.

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  • Tailor

  • Annuitant

  • Book Sales Assistant

  • Bricklayer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Grote ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Grote Historical Records

What Grote family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Grote. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grotecensus 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Grote. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Grote. For the veterans among your Grote ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grote Life Expectancy

What is the average Grote lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Grote life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Grote in 1954 was 60, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grote 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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