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The Grebiel name was taken as a surname from a place name derived from the German word "Kraehen," meaning "crow" and "buehl" meaning "hill." There were probably several place names based on these words, including Kräyenbühl in the parish of Groshochstetten, Canton of Bern, Switzerland.

Grebiel Early Origins



The surname Grebiel was first found in the Lucerne region of Switzerland where records show the Kreyenbuhl, Kraehenbuehl families since the 14th century.

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Grebiel Spelling Variations


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Grebiel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Krähenbuhl, Kraehenbuhl, Kraehenbuehl, Krayenbuhl, Kreienbuhl, Kreyenbuhl, Kreyenbuel, Crayenbuhl, Creyenbuhl, Grenhenbuhl, Krahbuhl, Kraibil, Kraibill, Kraybil, Kraybill, Kraibuhl, Crabil, Crabill, Craybil, Craybill, Grabble, Grabil, Grabill, Kraybil and many more.

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Grebiel Early History


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Grebiel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grebiel research. Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1800, 1671 and 1424 are included under the topic Early Grebiel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Grebiel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Grebiel Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Grebiel 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:

Grebiel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Andreas Grebiel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1764
  • Peter Grebiel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1764

Grebiel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Daniel Grebiel, aged 20, landed in New York, NY in 1832

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    2. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    8. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
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    The Grebiel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Grebiel 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 17 September 2013 at 15:14.

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