Grubb Name Meaning

English: derogatory nickname for a small person, from Middle English grub ‘insect larva’. This is a PA name probably representing German Grube.

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

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Grubb Family Origin

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Grubb Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Grubb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Grubb's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grubb. A less common occupation for the Grubb family was Carpenter.

Source: Census data for Grubb | Data not to scale

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Grubb Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Grubb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Grubb in 1941 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grubb

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