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Grabe History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The distinguished German surname Grabe is derived from the Old High German "graban," meaning "to dig." The name was originally used to indicate "a digger of graves or ditches."

Early Origins of the Grabe family


The surname Grabe was first found in Austria, where in ancient times the Graber family played a significant role within the region's feudal society. The name Grabner became prominent in local affairs and often intermarried with other distinguished families, some of whom played important roles in the territorial conflicts of the period.

Early History of the Grabe family


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Another 257 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1700, 1507, 1602, 1680, 1700, 1585 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Grabe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Grabe Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Grabner, Grabber, Graeber, Graebner, Gravner, Grabbne, Grabne, Grubner, Grappner, Grapner, Grabere, Graben, Grabel, Grabert, Grable, Grabnere, Grabnen, Grabnel, Grabbere, Grabben, Grabbel, Greber, Grebere, Greben, Graebner, Graebnere, Graebnen, Graebber, Graebbere, Graebben, Craver and many more.

Early Notables of the Grabe family (pre 1700)


During this period prominent bearers of the name Grabe were Virgil von Graben (died 1507) was an Austrian noble and knight; Maria de Grebber (1602-1680), a Dutch Golden Age painter; David Graebner who was rewarded for...
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Migration of the Grabe family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Grabe Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Grabe, aged 19, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1807 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Elias Grabe, who arrived in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1844 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Martin Grabe, aged 35, who arrived in Missouri in 1845 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Dieor Grabe, aged 40, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1845 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Grabe Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Christian Grabe, who landed in Canada in 1832

Contemporary Notables of the name Grabe (post 1700)


  • Matt Grabe (b. 1985), American record producer and song-writer [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Matt Grabe. (Retrieved 2011, January 19) Matt Grabe. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matt_Grabe
  • Colonel (USAF, Ret.) Ronald John Grabe (b. 1945), former NASA Astronaut with over 627 hours in space [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    NASA Astronauts Homepage. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Ronald Grabe. Retrieved from http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/grabe-rj.html
  • Herman Friedrich Gräbe (1900-1986), German manager and engineer [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Herman Gräbe. (Retrieved 2011, January 19) Herman Gräbe. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermann_Friedrich_Graebe
  • Carl Gräbe (1841-1927), German chemist [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Carl Gräbe. (Retrieved 2011, January 19) Carl Gräbe. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Gr%C3%A4be
  • Vera Grabe Loewenherz (b. 1951), Colombian anthropologist and politician [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Vera Grabe. (Retrieved 2011, January 19) Vera Grabe. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vera_Grabe

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Matt Grabe. (Retrieved 2011, January 19) Matt Grabe. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matt_Grabe
  3. ^ NASA Astronauts Homepage. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Ronald Grabe. Retrieved from http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/grabe-rj.html
  4. ^ Herman Gräbe. (Retrieved 2011, January 19) Herman Gräbe. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermann_Friedrich_Graebe
  5. ^ Carl Gräbe. (Retrieved 2011, January 19) Carl Gräbe. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Gr%C3%A4be
  6. ^ Vera Grabe. (Retrieved 2011, January 19) Vera Grabe. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vera_Grabe

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