Grubbe Family History

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Grubbe Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name formed with an element reflected in Gothic hrotheigs ‘victorious’ (which in Old High German merges with rot ‘red’). English: variant spelling of Grubb.

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

Similar surnames: Gruel, Grube, Rube, Ruble, Grubbs, Grubb, Gribble, Stubbe, Rubin

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Grubbe Family Origin

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Grubbe Family Occupations

What did your Grubbe ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Commercial Travellor Serjeant In Army Reserve, Gentleman and Magistrate For Suffolk & Borough Of Southwold Mayor & Alderman Of Sout were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grubbe. The most common Grubbe occupation in the UK was Commercial Travellor Serjeant In Army Reserve. 20% of Grubbe's were Commercial Travellor Serjeant In Army Reserves. A less common occupation for the Grubbe family was No Profession (Landed Proprietor) (Ag).

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  • Commercial Travellor Serjeant In Army Reserve

  • Gentleman

  • Magistrate For Suffolk & Borough Of Southwold Mayor & Alderman Of Sout

  • No Profession (Landed Proprietor) (Ag)


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

Grubbe Historical Records

What Grubbe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grubbe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grubbe 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 424 immigration records available for the last name Grubbe. 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 442 military records available for the last name Grubbe. For the veterans among your Grubbe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grubbe Life Expectancy

What is the average Grubbe lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Grubbe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Grubbe in 1961 was 53, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grubbe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grubbe 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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