Grieb Family History

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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

What did your Grieb ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Keeping House

  • Farmer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Laborer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Grieb ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Grieb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Grieb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grieb census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 996 immigration records available for the last name Grieb. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Grieb. For the veterans among your Grieb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grieb Life Expectancy

What is the average Grieb lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grieb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grieb ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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