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Gribben Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac (Mag) Roibín, a patronymic from the Norman personal name Robin, a pet form of Robert.

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


Similar surnames: Gribble, Gillen, Giblin, Gibbens, Gebben, Gruben, Gibbon, Hibben

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Gribben Family Origin

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Gribben Family Occupations

What did your Gribben ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gribben family was Wood Carver. The most common Gribben occupation in Canada was Butcher. 40% of Gribben's were Butchers. Butcher, Cooper and Switchman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gribben.

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  • Butcher

    40%
  • Cooper

    20%
  • Switchman

    20%
  • Wood Carver

    20%

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Gribben Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Gribben ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Gribben Life Expectancy

What is the average Gribben lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, Gribben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Gribben in 1953 was 33, and 67 in 2004.

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