Griebel Family History

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Griebel Name Meaning

South German: variant of Grübel (see Grable). South German: topographic name for someone living in a hollow, from a diminutive of Middle High German gruobe ‘hollow’. Westphalian nickname for a clever person, from Middle Low German grievel ‘badger’.

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

Similar surnames: Griesel, Giebel, Gimbel, Griffel, Grieser, Riedel, Gaebel, Riegel

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Griebel Family Origin

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Griebel Family Occupations

What did your Griebel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Griebel. 22% of Griebel men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Griebel women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Griebel were Salesman and Machine Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Machine Operator

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

Griebel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Griebel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Griebel 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 Griebel. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Griebel. For the veterans among your Griebel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Griebel Life Expectancy

What is the average Griebel lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Griebel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Griebel in 1959 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

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