Grell Name Meaning

nickname for an irritable, irascible person, from Middle High German, Middle Low German grellen ‘to be angry’. habitational name from a place named Grelle.

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


Similar surnames: Grill, Groll, Grall, Guell, Krell, Gell, Knell, Prell, Kell, Reil

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Grell Family Origin

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Grell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Bookkeeper Rubber Factory

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grell family was Bookkeeper Rubber Factory. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grell. The most common Grell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Grell's were Farmers.

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Grell Historical Records

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Grell Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Grell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Grell in 1951 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grell

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