First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Grubbs

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Alt. Meaning

G is for golden, memories you share.

R is for rich, in the love from others

U is for unique, your love of life.

B is for brilliance, your vivacity for life.

B is for beauty, that comes from within.

S is for select, as few are chosen.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Grubbs

Robert H. Grubbs is a scientist in the field of organic chemistry. Robert was born on February 27th, 1942 in Possum Trot, Kentucky.


He was most prominent from 1979 to 1979. Gary was born on November 14th, 1949 in Amory, Mississippi, U.S.


Ben Grubbs is a football player. Ben was born on March 10th, 1984 in Columbus, Georgia. Ben is also known as Grubbs, Benjamin Richard; Grubs, and Benjamin R..


Tom Grubbs was a baseball player. Tom was born on February 22nd, 1894 in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky. He died on January 28th, 1986.


Daniel was born on May 19th, 1835. He breathed his last breath in 1917.


Bennett Grubbs is an athlete for the Williamsburg International F.C.


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Popularity of Grubbs as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Grubbs U.S.
  White 84.95% 64.26%
  African American 9.99% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.84% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.81% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.96% 16.26%

Of Last Name Grubbs

People with the last name Grubbs are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Grubbs

  • How Popular is the name Grubbs? As a last name Grubbs was the 2,316th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Grubbs? Out of 5,838,786 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Grubbs was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Grubbs: Your name in reverse order is Sbburg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ubsgrb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Grubbs? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 15,773 people with the last name Grubbs.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Grubbs? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Grubbs as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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