Birth Name: Gregory Michael Cipes
Place of Birth: Coral Springs, Florida, U.S.
Date of Birth: January 4, 1980
*father – Ashkenazi Jewish
*mother – English, German, possibly other
Greg Cipes is an American actor, voice actor, singer, musician, and surfer.
Greg’s maternal grandfather was Bret Cipes (the son of Jacob Cipes and Bertha Ratner). Bret was born in New York. Jacob was born in Russia. Bertha was born in Russia, the daughter of Hyman Ratner and Lillie Vorankove.
Greg’s maternal grandmother was named Selma Diane Singer (the daughter of Eva). Selma was born in New York. Eva was born in Poland.
Greg’s maternal grandfather was named Ernest Bobby Schweppe (the son of Ernest/Earnest A. Schweppe and Dorothea G.). Greg’s grandfather Ernest was born in New Jersey. Greg’s great-grandfather was born in New York, the son of Emil H. Schweppe, who was German, and of Annie Starck, whose mother was German. Dorothea was born in New York.
Greg’s maternal grandmother was Barbara Ann Stiles (the daughter of Daniel Stiles and Dorothy Rae/Rey). Dorothy was born in New Jersey, the daughter of Charles L. Rey and Beatrice Carey, whose mother was English.
Sources: Obituary of Greg’s paternal grandmother, Selma Diane Cipes – http://www.bpfamilycare.com
Obituary of Greg’s maternal grandmother, Barbara Ann “Bobbie” (Stiles) Schweppe – http://www.legacy.com
He is in “List of Arbëreshë people” on Wikipedia (sic).
Perhaps because “Cipes” means something in Albanian, but I’m not sure.