Grein Name Meaning

nickname for an argumentative person, from Middle High German grin ‘loud cry’, ‘loud’. habitational name from places so named in Bavaria and Austria.

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


Similar surnames: Greif, Green, Greis, Stein, Frein, Plein, Great, Gretz, Rein, Brenn

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Grein Family Origin

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Grein Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Son

    17%
  • Factory Hand

    8%

In 1881, the most common Grein occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Grein's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grein. A less common occupation for the Grein family was Factory Hand.

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Grein Historical Records

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Grein Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Grein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Grein in 1961 was 65, and 65 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grein

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