Grabau Family History

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Grabau Name Meaning

Eastern German: habitational name from any of several places in northern and eastern Germany named with Sorbian grab ‘hornbeam’. Compare Grabow.

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


Similar surnames: Grabow, Gronau, Grabe, Grab, Grana, Raba, Braham, Great, Graber

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Grabau Family Origin

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Grabau Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Works In Tannery

    33%

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In 1880, the most common Grabau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Grabau's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Grabau family was Works In Tannery. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Grabau.

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Grabau Historical Records

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Grabau Life Expectancy

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