Grieb Name Meaning

Possibly a variant spelling of the Swiss German family name Griebe, an occupational name for a butcher or fat dealer, from Middle High German griebe, griube ‘rendered bacon pieces’, ‘crackling’.

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


Similar surnames: Gries, Grief, Kries, Grab, Priem, Gruen, Grice, Green, Geier, Grill

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Grieb Family Origin

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Grieb Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Cigar Maker

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Grieb occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 10% of Grieb's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Farmer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grieb. A less common occupation for the Grieb family was Laborer.

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Grieb Historical Records

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Grieb Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Grieb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Grieb in 1958 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grieb

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