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Grab Early Origins



The surname Grab was first found in Hamburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. Krabbe is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region.

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Grab Spelling Variations


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Grab Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Krabbe, Krabe, Krabbes, Krabbs, Krabes, Kraabbez, Krrabbe, Kraabbes, Kraabbese, Krabbese, Krabee, Krabees, Crabbe, Crabb, Grabb and many more.

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Grab Early History


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Grab Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grab research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1779, 1666, 1711, 1700, 1480 and 1553 are included under the topic Early Grab History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Grab Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Grab Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the time included John Ernest Grabe (1666-1711), Anglican divine, was born at Königsberg, who went to England where he settled in Oxford, was ordained in 1700, and became chaplain of...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Grab Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Grab Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Auguste Grab, who settled in Galveston, TX in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Grab (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Grab (post 1700)



  • Charles Grab, American Republican politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Canterbury; Elected 1948

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Grab Historic Events


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Grab Historic Events




RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. Oscar Frederick Grab, American 1st Class Passenger from New York, New York, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking

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Grab Family Crest Products


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Grab Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    3. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    6. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    9. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    10. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    11. ...

    The Grab Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Grab Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 3 December 2016 at 18:20.

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