First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Gruver mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Gruver

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Pennsylvania, United States says the name Gruver is of German origin and means "Hard working pushing through all problems at will ever occur in life".

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Alt. Meaning

G is for gentle, the nurturing side of you.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

U is for understanding, you show for others.

V is for versatile, your changeable nature.

E is for elegant, born within you.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Gruver

Bernard was born on June 25th, 1923 in Long Beach, California. He left this life on June 14th, 1985.


Nancy was born in 1931. She breathed her last breath on January 28th, 1990.


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Popularity of Gruver as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gruver U.S.
  White 94.35% 64.26%
  African American 0.51% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.16% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.62% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.76% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gruver

People with the last name Gruver are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gruver

  • How Popular is the name Gruver? As a last name Gruver was the 10,237th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Gruver first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Gruver is Monday, January 16th, 1893.
  • How unique is the name Gruver? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Gruver. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Gruver: Your name in reverse order is Revurg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vurrge. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gruver? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,148 people with the last name Gruver.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gruver? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Gruver as their last name.

What Gruvers Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Gruver born Apr 16, 1952

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 Spain approximately on 475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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