Greb Family History

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Greb Name Meaning

Polish: variant of Grab.

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


Similar surnames: Grab, Grebe, Grey, Goeb, Greg, Grieb, Grun, Garb, Brey, Great

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Greb Family Origin

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Greb Family Occupations

What did your Greb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Baker and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greb. A less common occupation for the Greb family was Carpenter. The most common Greb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Greb's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Baker

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Greb ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Greb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Greb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greb census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Greb. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Greb. For the veterans among your Greb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greb Life Expectancy

What is the average Greb lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Greb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Greb in 1953 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greb ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Greb Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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