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Grobbelaar Early Origins



The surname Grobbelaar was first found in Mecklenburg, where the name Gruben 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 Gruben 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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Grobbelaar Spelling Variations


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Grobbelaar Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gruben, Grubbe, Grubben, Grüben, Grubel, Grubendal, Gruber, Grüber, Grubenhaus and many more.

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Grobbelaar Early History


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Grobbelaar Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grobbelaar research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1645, 1774, 1805, 1867, 1645 and 1712 are included under the topic Early Grobbelaar History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Grobbelaar Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Grobbelaar Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Grobbelaar 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 or some of its variants were: Carl Friederich Grobler, who came to Philadelphia in 1752.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Grobbelaar (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Grobbelaar (post 1700)



  • General Pieter Grobbelaar DSO (1908-1988), South African Army Defence Force head, from 1961 to 1965
  • Bruce David Grobbelaar (b. 1957), former Rhodesian/Zimbabwean-South African-British football goalkeeper

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    3. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    4. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
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    The Grobbelaar Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Grobbelaar 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 13 July 2014 at 09:09.

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