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GRAEF Dutch, German
Name used to denote the chairman of a town council. Compare Graf.
GRAF Jewish, Yiddish
Ornamental name selected, like Herzog and other words denoting titles, because of their aristocratic connotations.
GRAVE English
Occupational name from Middle English greyve "steward", from Old Norse greifi or Low German greve
GRAVE English
Topographic name, a variant of Grove.
GRAVE French
Topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of gravelly soil, from Old French grave "gravel" (of Celtic origin).
GRAVE German
Either from the northern form of Graf, but more commonly a topographic name from Middle Low German grave "ditch", "moat", "channel", or a habitational name from any of several places in northern Germany named with this word.
GRAVES French, English
Topographic name from the plural of Old French grave "gravel"
GRAVES English, French
English: patronymic from Grave.
GROB Jewish, Yiddish
From Yiddish grob. May also mean "fat".
GROB German
A nickname for a strong, heavy man, or for a lout, from Middle High German g(e)rop "coarse".
GROULX French
French spelling, often found in Canada, of Groult, Grould, possibly reduced forms of Gréoul, a personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements gred "hunger" + wolf, wulf "wolf".
GROVE German
Form of Grob.
GROVE English, American
Americanized spelling of the French surname Le Grou(x)or Le Greux (see Groulx)
GROVE German
Variation of Graf.
GROVE German
Name from any of several places named Grove or Groven, which derive their name from Middle Low Germany grove ‘ditch’, ‘channel’. In some cases the name is a Dutch or Low German form of Grube.
GROVE English
Name for someone who lived by a grove or thicket, Middle English grove, Old English graf.
GRUBE German
Name for someone who lived in a depression or hollow, from Middle High German gruobe "pit", "hollow". See also Gruber.
GRUBE German
From the personal name Grubo.