Grab Family History

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Grab Name Meaning

Polish: topographic name from Polish grab ‘hornbeam’. German: topographic name, from Middle High German grabe(n) ‘ditch’, ‘(track alongside a) moat’. This name is also found in the German-speaking part of Switzerland.

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


Similar surnames: Grad, Grau, Graf, Grabe, Gram, Grob, Grass, Gray, Gran, Grahn

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Grab Family Origin

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Grab Family Occupations

What did your Grab ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Grab occupation in the UK was Laundress. 100% of Grab's were Laundresss.

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  • Laundress

    100%

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Grab Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grab. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grab 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Grab. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Grab. For the veterans among your Grab ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grab Life Expectancy

What is the average Grab lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Grab life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Grab in 1960 was 44, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grab

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grab 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.

Famous Grab Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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