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The distinguished surname Grebe was first found in Switzerland.

Grebe Early Origins



The surname Grebe was first found in Switzerland, where the family contributed to the development of the region. They became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in savage tribal and national conflicts, each group seeking power and status in an ever changing territorial profile.

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Grebe Spelling Variations


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Grebe Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Graf, Grafe,Graef, Graff, Graffen, Graffin, Grafen, Grafin, Grav, Graaf and many more.

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Grebe Early History


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Grebe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grebe research. Another 243 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1769, 1807, 1485, 1527, 1599, 1664, 1611, 1678, 1671, 1719, 1841, 1826, 1815 and 1869 are included under the topic Early Grebe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Grebe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Grebe Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the time with the surname Grebe were Urs Graf (1485-1527), Swiss engraver and goldsmith, influenced by Albrecht Duerer; Cornelis de Graeff (1599-1664), Mayor of Amsterdam; Free Imperial Knight Andries de Graeff (1611-1678), Mayor of Amsterdam; Cornelis de Graeff (1671-1719), Dutch Canon of St. Pieter at...

Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Grebe 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:

Grebe Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anthon Grebe, who landed in New York, NY in 1782
  • Conrad Grebe, who landed in New York, NY in 1782

Grebe Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • B Grebe, who arrived in America in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Grebe (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Grebe (post 1700)



  • Michael W. Grebe, American lawyer, businessman and conservative activist, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the law firm Foley & Lardner from 1994 to 2002
  • Alfred H. Grebe (1895-1935), American pioneer in the radio broadcasting field who founded A. H. Grebe and Co. In c., which was renamed Grebe Radio and Television Corporation
  • olympic.org/content/olympic-athletes/generic-athlete-page/?athleteid=57391">William F. Grebe (b. 1870), American silver and bronze Olympic medalist for fencing at the 1904 games, U.S. National Champion in epee in 1906
  • Henry Grebe, American politician, Delegate to Nebraska State Constitutional Convention, 1875
  • August C. Grebe, American Republican politician, Elected Illinois State House of Representatives 18th District 1940
  • Konrad Grebe (1907-1972), German mining engineer and inventor, awarded the Rudolf-Diesel-Medaille in 1962

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. 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. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    7. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    8. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
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    The Grebe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Grebe 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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