Grab Family History

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Grab Name Meaning

Polish: topographic name from Polish grab ‘hornbeam’. German: topographic name, from Middle High German grabe(n) ‘ditch’, ‘(track alongside a) moat’. This name is also found in the German-speaking part of Switzerland.

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

Similar surnames: Grad, Grau, Graf, Grabe, Gram, Grob, Grass, Gray, Gran, Grahn

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Grab Family Origin

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Grab Family Occupations

What did your Grab ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Grab.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Grab Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Grab. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grab 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Grab. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Grab. For the veterans among your Grab ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grab Life Expectancy

What is the average Grab lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Grab life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Grab in 1960 was 44, and 67 in 2004.

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