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Gribben Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac (Mag) Roibín, a patronymic from the Norman personal name Robin, a pet form of Robert.

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


Similar surnames: Gribble, Gillen, Giblin, Gibbens, Gebben, Gruben, Gibbon, Hibben

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Gribben Family Origin

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Gribben Family Occupations

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  • Tin Miner

    10%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gribben family was Agricultural Labourer. Tin Miner, Coal Miner and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gribben. The most common Gribben occupation in the UK was Tin Miner. 10% of Gribben's were Tin Miners.

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Gribben Historical Records

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Gribben Life Expectancy

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