Grube Family History

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Grube Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived in a depression or hollow, from Middle High German gruobe ‘pit’, ‘hollow’. See also Gruber. from a personal name Grubo, which merged completely with 1.

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

Similar surnames: Gruber, Rube, Grabe, Grupe, Grubbe, Dube, Grab, Grubb, Grum, Uribe

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Grube Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Grube name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Grube. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Grube Family Origin

Where is the Grube family from?

Grube Family Occupations

What did your Grube ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Grube occupation in Canada was Going To School. 67% of Grube's were Going To Schools. Going To School and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Grube.

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  • Going To School

  • Farmer


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

Grube Historical Records

What Grube family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Grube. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grube 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Grube. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Grube. For the veterans among your Grube ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grube Life Expectancy

What is the average Grube lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Grube life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Grube in 1952 was 68, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grube

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grube 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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