Grein Name Meaning

nickname for an argumentative person, from Middle High German grin ‘loud cry’, ‘loud’. habitational name from places so named in Bavaria and Austria.

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


Similar surnames: Greif, Green, Greis, Stein, Frein, Plein, Great, Gretz, Rein, Brenn

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Grein Family Origin

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Grein Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grein family was Bakery. Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grein. The most common Grein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Grein's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Baker

    3%
  • Bakery

    3%

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Grein Historical Records

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Grein Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Grein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Grein in 1961 was 65, and 65 in 2004.

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