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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Grooms

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Alt. Meaning

G is for gem, the jewel you are.

R is for rewards, from your hard work

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

S is for sensible, the practical side.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Grooms

Red Grooms is an artist in the fields of mixed media and printmaking. Red was given the name Charles Rogers Grooms on June 7th, 1937 in Nashville, Tennessee.


Bruce E. Grooms is a military person. His military service ended in 2015.


Larry was born on March 20th, 1964 in Moncks Corner, South Carolina. Larry is also known as Trash Stash".


Anthony was born in 1955.


Elois Grooms is a football player. His career lasted from 1975 to 1987. Elois was born on May 20th, 1953 in Tompkinsville, Kentucky.


Harlan was born on November 7th, 1900 in Montgomery County, Kentucky. He passed away on August 23rd, 1991.


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Popularity of Grooms as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Grooms U.S.
  White 77.58% 64.26%
  African American 17.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.30% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.29% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.45% 16.26%

Of Last Name Grooms

People with the last name Grooms are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Grooms

  • How Popular is the name Grooms? As a last name Grooms was the 3,267th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Grooms first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Grooms is Monday, June 4th, 1888.
  • How unique is the name Grooms? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Grooms. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Grooms: Your name in reverse order is Smoorg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Omogrs. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Grooms? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,045 people with the last name Grooms.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Grooms? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Grooms as their last name.

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