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

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Origin and Meaning of Gruenke

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Alt. Meaning

G is for glisten, a sparkle in your eye.

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

U is for unique, your love of life.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

N is for nifty, how neat!

K is for kindness, you always show.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Gruenke

Bernard was born on February 17th, 1913 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. He died on March 31st, 2012.


B. Gunar Gruenke is a in the field of stained glass.


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Popularity of Gruenke as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gruenke U.S.
  White 97.64% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gruenke

People with the last name Gruenke are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gruenke

  • How Popular is the name Gruenke? As a last name Gruenke was the 54,178th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Gruenke? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Gruenke was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Gruenke: Your name in reverse order is Ekneurg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eegkrnu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gruenke? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 381 people with the last name Gruenke.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gruenke? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gruenke as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Gruenkes Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Gruenke born Aug 10, 2006

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Korea approximately on 1500. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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