Grieve Family History
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Grieve Name Meaning
Scottish and northern English: occupational name for a steward or estate manager, Middle English greve, Old English græfa. Compare Reeve and Sheriff. This word was originally distinct from Grave 1, but some confusion has occurred as a result of the close similarity in both form and meaning.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Greve, Reeve, Grove, Grieme, Grime, Grice, Greene, Griesel, Riepe