Grabe Family History
Grabe Name Meaning
German:: topographic name for someone who lived by a dike or ditch (see Grab ) or a habitational name from either of two places in Thuringia named with this word Grabe and Graba. metonymic occupational name from Middle High German grabe ‘spade’ for the manufacturer or a person who works with it.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022