Grow History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Grow family

The surname Grow was first found in Worcestershire where the family was first referenced in the year 1275 when Margeria Groucok was listed as holding lands in the Subsidy Rolls at that time. William Grucock was listed in the Assize Rolls of Staffordshire in 1312. [1]

Early History of the Grow family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grow research. Another 96 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1312, 1455, 1487, 1607, 1689, 1641 and 1712 are included under the topic Early Grow History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Grow Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Growcock, Growcott, Groucott, Groucock, Growcot, Grocot, Grewcot, Grocott, Groocot, Groocott, Grewcott, Grew, Grewe, Grucock, Grucott, Grucot, Groow and many more.

Early Notables of the Grow family (pre 1700)

Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Grow Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Grow migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Grow Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Thomas Grow, who arrived in New England in 1712 [2]
  • Christian Grow, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1762 [2]
Grow Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Frederick Grow, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1854 [2]

Canada Grow migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Grow Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • John Grow, who landed in Canada in 1831

Contemporary Notables of the name Grow (post 1700) +

  • Major-General Robert Walker Grow (1895-1985), American Military Attaché to Moscow (1950-1951) [3]
  • Major-General Malcolm Cummings Grow (1887-1960), American Surgeon General (1949) [4]


  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 11) Robert Grow. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Grow/Robert_Walker/USA.html
  4. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 11) Malcolm Grow. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Grow/Malcolm_Cummings/USA.html


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