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Greb Early Origins



The surname Greb was first found in Mecklenburg, where the name Grabow contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. Over time, the Grabow family name branched into other houses, where their influence continued to be felt because of the important role they played in the local social and political affairs.

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Greb Spelling Variations


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Greb Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Grabow, Grabowe, Grabower, Grabowen, Grabowski, Grebow and many more.

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Greb Early History


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Greb Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Greb research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1797, 1816, and 1840 are included under the topic Early Greb History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Greb Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Greb Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Greb 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:

Greb Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Chr Henr Greb, who landed in America in 1750-1753
  • Christ Henrich Greb, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Johan Theis Greb, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Nickolas Greb, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1778

Greb Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Peter Greb, who landed in Missouri in 1840
  • Johan Greb, who arrived in Missouri in 1840
  • Henry Greb, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1851
  • John Greb, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1868

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Contemporary Notables of the name Greb (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Greb (post 1700)



  • Edward Henry "Harry" Greb (1894-1926), American professional boxer, World Middleweight Champion (1923 to 1926)
  • Edward W. Greb, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 6th District, 1944
  • Benny Greb (b. 1980), German drummer

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Greb Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    6. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    7. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    9. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
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    The Greb Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Greb 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 11 November 2015 at 11:29.

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