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Grein Family History

Grein Name Meaning
nickname for an argumentative person, from Middle High German grin ‘loud cry’, ‘loud’.habitational name from places so named in Bavaria and Austria.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

35,140 Historical Documents with Grein on Ancestry.com
13,156 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,515 Military Records
1,147 Immigration Records
6,937 Census and Voter Lists
12,385 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Grein Families

  • Number of Grein families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Grein families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Grein families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Grein census records

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Grein Family Origin

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Grein Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Grein

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Grein Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Grein census records

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Grein Civil War Service Records

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