Griebel Family History

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Griebel Name Meaning

South German: variant of Grübel (see Grable). South German: topographic name for someone living in a hollow, from a diminutive of Middle High German gruobe ‘hollow’. Westphalian nickname for a clever person, from Middle Low German grievel ‘badger’.

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


Similar surnames: Griesel, Giebel, Gimbel, Griffel, Grieser, Riedel, Gaebel, Riegel

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Griebel Family Origin

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Griebel Family Occupations

What did your Griebel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Griebel family was Tailor. The most common Griebel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Griebel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Griebel.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Tailor

    5%

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

Griebel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Griebel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Griebel 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 Griebel. 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 Griebel. For the veterans among your Griebel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Griebel Life Expectancy

What is the average Griebel lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Griebel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Griebel in 1959 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Griebel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Griebel 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.

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