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Gruben Name Meaning

a nickname of Slavic origin, from Polish gruby ‘big’, ‘coarse’ or a cognate in some other Slavic language. a reduced form of Grubenheimer, a name attached to the Waldenses in the 14th century in Germany because they met in isolated places, or a reduced form of Swiss Grubenmann, a variant of Grube.

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


Similar surnames: Ruben, Rubel, Gruber, Rubin, Ruen, Gruba, Gruden, Green, Gribben

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Gruben Family Origin

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Gruben Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    71%
  • Day Laborer

    14%
  • Justice Of The Peace

    14%

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In 1880, the most common Gruben occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 71% of Gruben's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Gruben family was Justice Of The Peace. Carpenter and Day Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gruben.

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Gruben Historical Records

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Gruben Life Expectancy

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