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Groch Early Origins



The surname Groch was first found in Baden, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Groch Spelling Variations


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Groch Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Grogg, Gregg, Grogan, Groch, Greck, Grech, Gragg and many more.

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Groch Early History


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Groch Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Groch research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1818 is included under the topic Early Groch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Groch Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Groch Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Groch Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Groch Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Martin Groch, aged 28, a shoemaker, who arrived in South Australia in 1848 aboard the ship "Victoria" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) VICTORIA 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Victoria.htm

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) VICTORIA 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Victoria.htm

Other References

  1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  7. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
  9. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  10. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
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The Groch Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Groch Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 5 May 2016 at 02:06.

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