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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Grell

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  • According to a user from Germany, the name Grell is of German origin and means "Very bright".
  • According to a user from Michigan, United States, the name Grell is of German origin and means "Flamboyant Woman".

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Alt. Meaning

G is for glamorous, you know what to do!

R is for relax, you know how!

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Grell

Mike Grell is a comics creator.


She holds the title Councillor for the London Borough of Waltham Forest.. Miranda was born in 1978.


Louis was given the name Ludwig Heinrich Grell, III on November 30th, 1887. Louis is also known as Louis Frederick Grell. He breathed his last breath on November 21st, 1960.


Mervyn Grell is a cricketer.


Glen was born on December 28th, 1956 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.


Bertrand Grell is a soccer player for the Atlanta Chiefs, Washington Darts, Washington Diplomats, Trinidad, and Tobago national football team. Bertrand was born on August 22nd, 1944.


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Popularity of Grell as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Grell U.S.
  White 89.30% 64.26%
  African American 5.16% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.16% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.16% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.21% 16.26%

Of Last Name Grell

People with the last name Grell are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Grell

  • How Popular is the name Grell? As a last name Grell was the 15,434th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Grell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Grell is Sunday, July 19th, 1908.
  • How unique is the name Grell? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Grell. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Grell: Your name in reverse order is Llerg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Llger. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Grell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,898 people with the last name Grell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Grell? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Grell as their last name since less than 1 person in 156k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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