Greiss Family History & Genealogy
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Greiss Surname History
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Greiss Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Greiss is often very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Greiss may be in dispute based on whether the name originated organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").
Greiss Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Greiss come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based last names may be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is good to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Greiss are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".
Greiss Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Greiss were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Greiss. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Greiss surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Greiss vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries over generations.
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Greiss Family Tree
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- Margaret Greiss 1887 - 1986
- Alexander Greiss 1910 - 1991
- Frances Greiss 1903 - 1982
- Louis Greiss 1899 - 1969
- Joseph Greiss 1909 - 1994
- Rudolph Greiss 1916 - 1982
- Mollie Greiss 1878 - 1980
- Jack Greiss 1904 - 1980
- Stanley Greiss 1934 - 1983
- Beatrice Greiss 1904 - 1976