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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Grabau

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Alt. Meaning

G is for glisten, a sparkle in your eye.

R is for rich, in the love from others

A is for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

B is for bloom, your glow of life.

A is for admirers, and all that you have!

U is for upstanding, the honorable way to be

Notable Persons With the Last Name Grabau

Amadeus William Grabau was a paleontology and paleontologist. Amadeus was born on January 9th, 1870 in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, United States. Amadeus is also known as the father of Chinese geology. He breathed his last breath on March 20th, 1946.


Lorenzo Grabau is a chief executive officer. He was most prominent from 1980 to present. Lorenzo was born in 1965 in Rome.


Johannes Andreas August Grabau was an old lutheran pastor, theologian, old lutherans, theology, and old lutheranpastor. Johannes was born on March 18th, 1804 in Olvenstedt, Prussia. He left this life on June 2nd, 1879.



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Popularity of Grabau as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Grabau U.S.
  White 96.40% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.83% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Grabau

People with the last name Grabau are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Grabau

  • How Popular is the name Grabau? As a last name Grabau was the 31,960th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Grabau? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Grabau was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Grabau: Your name in reverse order is Uabarg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Raubga. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Grabau? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 722 people with the last name Grabau.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Grabau? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Grabau as their last name since less than 1 person in 417k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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