Greven Family History

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Greven Name Meaning

Dutch: from a derivative of grave ‘official’, ‘governor’, ‘count’ (see Graef). German: variant of Greve. German: habitational name from either of two places so named, one near Münster, the other in Mecklenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Graven, Green, Greve, Groven, Grever, Leven, Breden, Treen, Gresens

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Greven Family Origin

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Greven Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeps R.R. Store

    33%
  • Works For Jeweler

    33%

In 1880, the most common Greven occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Greven's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Greven family was Works For Jeweler. Farmer and Keeps R.R. Store were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Greven.

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Greven Historical Records

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Greven Life Expectancy

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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