Gross Family History

Meaning of surname: Gross

Gross is a surname of German and also Yiddish origin. The word means "big" or "tall" and was adopted in olden times as a surname by people with such a physical stature. In Germany, the name is usually spelled Groß, which is the correct spelling under German orthographic rules. In Switzerland the name is spelled Gross. Some Germans and Austrians also use the spelling with "ss" instead of "ß".

We found 7,102,132 Genealogy and Family History Records for Gross in our Newspaper Archive.

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21,662 Pictures of Obituaries
36,455 Government Documents
921 Historical Books
32,139 Social Security Death Records

Gross Surname

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