Johannes Greib

27 August 1724–
Hellering, Saarburg, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes Greib was born on 27 August 1724, his father, Jacob Greiss Sr., was 45 and his mother, Veronica Lanz, was 37.

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Jacob Greiss Sr.
Veronica Lanz
Jacob Greib
Elizabeth Grieb
Maria Catharina Greib
Anna Judith Greib
Johannes Greib
Maria Magdelena Greib

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Name Meaning

Possibly a variant spelling of the Swiss German family name Griebe, an occupational name for a butcher or fat dealer, from Middle High German griebe, griube ‘rendered bacon pieces’, ‘crackling’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Johannes /Greib/ - Published information: birth-name: Johannes /Greib/

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