Ground Family History

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Ground Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Compare Grounds. Perhaps an Americanized form of German Grund.

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

Similar surnames: Grounds, Grona, Gourd, Group, Round, Grund, Pound, Grundy, Gund

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Ground Family Origin

Where is the Ground family from?

Ground Family Occupations

What did your Ground ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Cooper and Agent Out Of Work were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ground. The most common Ground occupation in the UK was Farmer. 11% of Ground's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ground family was Agricultural Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • Cooper

  • Agent Out Of Work

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Ground Historical Records

What Ground family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Ground. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ground 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 551 immigration records available for the last name Ground. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Ground. For the veterans among your Ground ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ground Life Expectancy

What is the average Ground lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ground life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Ground in 1958 was 69, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ground

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ground 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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