Grubb Family History

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Grubb Name Meaning

English: derogatory nickname for a small person, from Middle English grub ‘insect larva’. This is a PA name probably representing German Grube.

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

Similar surnames: Crabb, Gruber, Grube, Grubbe, Chubb, Gruss, Tubb, Clubb, Gruen, Bubb

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Grubb Family Origin

Where is the Grubb family from?

Grubb Family Occupations

What did your Grubb ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Grubb. 2% of Grubb men worked as an Incapacitated and 52% of Grubb women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grubb were Retired and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Incapacitated
  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Servant
  • Housewife

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

Grubb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 98,000 census records available for the last name Grubb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grubb 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Grubb. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Grubb. For the veterans among your Grubb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grubb Life Expectancy

What is the average Grubb lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Grubb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Grubb in 1941 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grubb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grubb 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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