Grove Family History

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Grove Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove or thicket, Middle English grove, Old English graf. English (Huguenot): Americanized spelling of the French surname Le Grou(x) or Le Greux (see Groulx). North German form of Grob. North German: habitational name from any of several places named Grove or Groven in Schleswig-Holstein, which derive their name from Middle Low Germany grove ‘ditch’, ‘channel’. In some cases the name is a Dutch or Low German form of Grube. Altered form of German Graf.

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

Similar surnames: Grave, Grover, Grone, Greve, Grose, Graven, Groll, Grode, Giove

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Grove Family Origin

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Grove Family Occupations

What did your Grove ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Grove. 2% of Grove men worked as a General Labourer and 50% of Grove women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grove were Agricultural Labourer and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Agricultural Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Duties
  • Private Means

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

Grove Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 194,000 census records available for the last name Grove. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grove 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Grove. 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 29,000 military records available for the last name Grove. For the veterans among your Grove ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grove Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Grove life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Grove in 1942 was 59, and 76 in 2004.

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