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Origins of the Gross surname

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About the Grosses

We have a total number of 15648 records for people with the last name Gross.

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Where do most Grosses live?

In 1921, most Grosses lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Grosses

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 7,310 records for the Gross surname. The oldest one dates back to 1700.

Who were Grosses most likely to marry?




Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Grosses.

What are the most common Gross first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Anna

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Gross family members

Common jobs for Grosses

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Grosses in 1921




Living On Own Means


Private Means


General Servant


Common Male occupations for Grosses in 1921
Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


Farm Hands


General Farmers




Skilled Occupations In Manufacture Of Electrical Machinery And Accessories


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