Grabb Family History

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Grabb Name Meaning

Altered form of North German Krabbe.

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


Similar surnames: Grabbe, Crabb, Krabbe, Grab, Grubb, Garb, Grahn, Grabe, Grau, Gratz

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Grabb Family Origin

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Grabb Family Occupations

What did your Grabb ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Grabb family was Wood Cutter. The most common Grabb occupation in the UK was Flaxdresser. 33% of Grabb's were Flaxdressers. Flaxdresser and None Annuitant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Grabb.

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  • Flaxdresser

    33%
  • None Annuitant

    33%
  • Wood Cutter

    33%

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

Grabb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grabb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grabb 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 Grabb. 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 Grabb. For the veterans among your Grabb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grabb Life Expectancy

What is the average Grabb lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Grabb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Grabb in 1963 was 72, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grabb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grabb 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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