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The Grebil 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.

Grebil Early Origins



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

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Grebil Spelling Variations


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Grebil 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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Grebil Early History


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Grebil Early History



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

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Grebil Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Grebil Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Grebil Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter Grebil, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1764

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Grebil Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    5. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    6. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    8. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
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    The Grebil Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Grebil 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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