Grotheer Family History

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Grotheer Name Meaning

North German: derogatory nickname for a braggart, from Middle Low German grot ‘big’, ‘great’ + here ‘gentleman’, ‘lord’, ‘master’.

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


Similar surnames: Groth, Grothaus, Gropper, Grover, Glotzer, Gritter, Rather, Grittner

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Grotheer Family Origin

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Grotheer Family Occupations

What did your Grotheer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grotheer family was Retail Liquor Dealer. Brewery Hand, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grotheer. The most common Grotheer occupation in the USA was Brewery Hand. 25% of Grotheer's were Brewery Hands.

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  • Brewery Hand

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Grocer

    25%
  • Retail Liquor Dealer

    25%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Grotheer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Grotheer Life Expectancy

What is the average Grotheer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Grotheer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Grotheer in 1961 was 59, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grotheer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grotheer 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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