Grein Family History

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Grein Name Meaning

nickname for an argumentative person, from Middle High German grin ‘loud cry’, ‘loud’. habitational name from places so named in Bavaria and Austria.

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

Similar surnames: Greif, Green, Greis, Stein, Frein, Plein, Great, Gretz, Rein, Brenn

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Grein Family Origin

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Grein Family Occupations

What did your Grein ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Chef and Director Hairdresser Inc Company were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Grein. 15% of Grein men worked as a Chef and 25% of Grein women worked as a Director Hairdresser Inc Company. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grein were Hairdresser (masterman) and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Chef
  • Civil Servant Permament
  • Electrical Equipment Manufactu
  • Hairdresser (masterman)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Director Hairdresser Inc Company
  • Domestic Duties Unpd
  • Journalist
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Grein Historical Records

What Grein family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Grein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grein 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Grein. 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 Grein. For the veterans among your Grein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grein Life Expectancy

What is the average Grein lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Grein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Grein in 1961 was 65, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grein 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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