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Grell Family History

Grell Name Meaning
nickname for an irritable, irascible person, from Middle High German, Middle Low German grellen ‘to be angry’.habitational name from a place named Grelle.

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

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Name Distribution of Grell Families

  • Number of Grell families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Grell families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Grell last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Grell Family Origin

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Grell Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Grell

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Grell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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