The Groves Family History

This is a site where you can find information about the history of the Groves family.

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The Groves Family in the Census

Census Freqency of the Surname Groves
1841 Census251
1851 Census1516
1861 Census2468
1871 Census4225
1881 Census5978
1891 Census5909
1901 Census8789
1911 Census10597

Most Frequent Forenames for the Groves Family in the Census

Name 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census 1881 Census 1871 Census 1891 Census 1901 Census 1911 Census Total
William Groves 16 135 183 284 422 362 527 619
Mary Groves 14 110 172 275 353 306 376 364
John Groves 7 90 127 205 268 252 358 380
George Groves 13 73 102 193 275 253 327 387
Elizabeth Groves 16 67 126 184 251 211 258 247
Thomas Groves 12 61 98 160 206 169 237 268
James Groves 9 63 79 139 164 156 206 258
Sarah Groves 14 75 124 170 183 143 186 167
Henry Groves 7 57 83 145 148 116 174 189
Charles Groves 7 34 63 104 143 154 209 197
Alice Groves 0 6 20 73 124 129 197 225
Frederick Groves 3 10 44 67 102 91 166 159
Annie Groves 0 0 5 53 113 117 211 209
Alfred Groves 2 20 36 52 99 94 150 177
Emily Groves 4 24 51 73 92 85 130 138
Ellen Groves 4 20 43 70 110 102 124 140
Arthur Groves 0 3 10 33 75 106 146 175
Eliza Groves 10 44 55 102 91 78 84 82
Joseph Groves 6 25 43 63 74 84 95 127
Edward Groves 6 22 37 60 72 79 105 138

Your Family History Search

You can use the forms below to do automatic searches for the Groves family online amongst birth, marriage and death records from 1837, plus census transcripts for 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and many more...



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Etymology and History of the Surname: Groves

View Name: GROVES.

GROVES

Derivation:
A locational or topographical name given to someone who lived in or near a grove of trees.

History:
Of Anglo-Saxon origin, Olde English word 'graua' which is the root of 'grove' describing a cluster of trees.

Linked Surnames:
Grove Groves Le Grove

 



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