Groth Family History

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Groth Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, and Danish: nickname for a large man, from Low German grot(h). Compare Gross.

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

Similar surnames: Roth, Goth, Grothe, Groh, Groat, Grott, Grote, Soth, Groll, Grose

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Groth Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Groth name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Groth. 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


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Groth Family Origin

Where is the Groth family from?

Groth Family Occupations

What did your Groth ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Groth family was Sailor. The most common Groth occupation in the UK was Civil Engineer & Patent Agent. 25% of Groth's were Civil Engineer & Patent Agents. Civil Engineer & Patent Agent, Mariner and Physician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Groth.

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  • Civil Engineer & Patent Agent

  • Mariner

  • Physician

  • Sailor


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

Groth Historical Records

What Groth family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Groth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Groth 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Groth. 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 Groth. For the veterans among your Groth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Groth Life Expectancy

What is the average Groth lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Groth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Groth in 1951 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Groth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Groth 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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