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Greiwe Name Meaning

German: possibly a nickname from Middle High German greibe ‘sharp’, ‘tangy’, ‘dour’. Compare Grey.

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


Similar surnames: Greif, Greiser, Reise, Greis, Grice, Greinke, Grein, Gerwe, Greiner

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Greiwe Family Origin

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Greiwe Family Occupations

What did your Greiwe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Greiwe family was Keeping House. The most common Greiwe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Greiwe's were Farmers. Farmer, Merchant Tailor and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greiwe.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Merchant Tailor

    25%
  • Cigar Maker

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Greiwe Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Greiwe Life Expectancy

What is the average Greiwe lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Greiwe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Greiwe in 1961 was 56, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greiwe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greiwe 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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