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Grieb Family History

Grieb Name Meaning
Possibly a variant spelling of the Swiss German family name Griebe, an occupational name for a butcher or fat dealer, from Middle High German griebe, griube ‘rendered bacon pieces’, ‘crackling’.

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

35,827 Historical Documents with Grieb on Ancestry.com
13,913 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,582 Military Records
940 Immigration Records
4,913 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Grieb Families

  • Number of Grieb families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Grieb families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Grieb last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Grieb Family Origin

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Grieb Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Grieb

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Grieb Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Grieb Civil War Service Records

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