Gross (surname)

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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".

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