Genna Family History

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Genna Name Meaning

Southern Italian: topographic name from Arabic jannah ‘garden’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Penna, Senna, Renna, Menna, Genua, Genova, Brenna, Penza, Gemma

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Genna Family Origin

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Genna Family Occupations

What did your Genna ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Architect Assistant clerk Of Works (travelling) and (nurse Childrens) were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Genna. 25% of Genna men worked as an Architect Assistant clerk Of Works (travelling) and 15% of Genna women worked as a (nurse Childrens). Some less common occupations for Americans named Genna were Skilled Workman postoffice Engineering Dept and Nurse (childrens)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Architect Assistant clerk Of Works (travelling)
  • Automobile Engineer sales Manager now Temporary Employed
  • Proffeson Music Pensioner Salop Mental Fospital B M 4th Ksli (retired)
  • Skilled Workman postoffice Engineering Dept

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • (nurse Childrens)
  • Cosker Demonstrator (electric)
  • Housewife
  • Nurse (childrens)

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Genna Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Genna. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Genna census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Genna. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 384 military records available for the last name Genna. For the veterans among your Genna ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Genna Life Expectancy

What is the average Genna lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Genna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Genna in 1962 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

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