Groven Family History

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Groven Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, so named from Old Norse gróf ‘pit’, ‘hollow’ (originally ‘stream’ by which a hollow is eroded).

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


Similar surnames: Graven, Grove, Greven, Groden, Grover, Goben, Provan, Rosen, Coven

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Groven Family Origin

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Groven Family Occupations

What did your Groven ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer (old Age Pensior) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Groven. 10% of Groven men worked as a Bricklayer (old Age Pensior) and 43% of Groven women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Groven were Coal Hewer Heavy Work and Ex Civil Servant (clerical C

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer (old Age Pensior)
    10%
  • Builders Labourer Hw
    10%
  • Butler (retired)
    10%
  • Coal Hewer Heavy Work
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    43%
  • Domestic Servant
    22%
  • Carter Worker (laundry)
    8%
  • Ex Civil Servant (clerical C
    8%

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

Groven Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Groven. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Groven 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 622 immigration records available for the last name Groven. 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 257 military records available for the last name Groven. For the veterans among your Groven ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Groven Life Expectancy

What is the average Groven lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Groven life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Groven in 1962 was 81, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Groven

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