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Greiner Family History

Greiner Name Meaning
nickname for a cantankerous or quarrelsome person, from Middle High German griner ‘squabbler’, ‘quarreler’, an agent derivative of grin ‘loud cry’, ‘shout’.habitational name for someone from a place called Grein (see Grein 2).

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

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96,784 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,929 Military Records
6,115 Immigration Records
29,803 Census and Voter Lists
134,929 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Greiner Families

  • Number of Greiner families
     87 - 171
     30 - 86
     1 - 29
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Greiner families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Greiner families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Greiner Family Origin

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Greiner Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Greiner

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Greiner Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Greiner census records

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Greiner Civil War Service Records

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