Grell Family History

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Grell Name Meaning

nickname for an irritable, irascible person, from Middle High German, Middle Low German grellen ‘to be angry’. habitational name from a place named Grelle.

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

Similar surnames: Grill, Groll, Grall, Guell, Krell, Gell, Knell, Prell, Kell, Reil

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Grell Family Origin

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Grell Family Occupations

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In 1881, Mariner and Ships Cook were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Grell. The most common Grell occupation in the UK was Mariner. 50% of Grell's were Mariners.

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  • Mariner

  • Ships Cook


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Grell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Grell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grell 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Grell. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Grell. For the veterans among your Grell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grell Life Expectancy

What is the average Grell lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Grell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Grell in 1951 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

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