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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Grus
A constellation in the southern celestial hemisphere between Indus and Piscis Austrinus.

Etymology: L. the crane

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Type genus of the Gruidae: typical cranes
  2. A small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix

Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. From Latin grūs (“a crane (bird)”), originally from Proto-Indo-European *gerh₂- (“to cry hoarsely”).

  1. (astronomy) A spring constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a crane. It contains the star Alnair and lies south of the constellation Piscis Austrinis.

Grus was also found in the following language(s): Translingual and Spanish

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Popularity of Grus as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Grus U.S.
  White 92.68% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Grus

People with the last name Grus are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Grus

  • How Popular is the name Grus? As a last name Grus was the 136,449th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Grus? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Grus was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Grus: Your name in reverse order is Surg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gusr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Grus? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 123 people with the last name Grus.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Grus? Grus is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Gruss Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Grus born Oct 15, 1989

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-Central approximately on 650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.