Gruber Family History

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Gruber Name Meaning

German (Grüber) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived in a depression or hollow, from (respectively) Middle High German gruobe, German Grube ‘pit’, ‘hollow’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. As a Jewish name it can also be one of names randomly distributed by government officials. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname from an inflected form of Yiddish dialect grub ‘rude, impolite’.

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


Similar surnames: Grube, Graber, Gruner, Glauber, Grober, Grumet, Gaber, Greber, Stuber

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Gruber Family Origin

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Gruber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Gruber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Gruber's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gruber family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gruber.

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Gruber Historical Records

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Gruber Life Expectancy

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