Genua Family History

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Genua Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from the city of Genoa (Italian Genova), from the Latin form Genua.

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


Similar surnames: Genova, Penna, Gera, Genna, Geno, Penza, Senna, Benza, Cena, Benda

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Genua Family Origin

Where is the Genua family from?

Genua Family Occupations

What did your Genua ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Sewer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Genua. 20% of Genua men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Genua women worked as a Sewer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Genua were Proprietor and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%
  • Machinist
    10%
  • Proprietor
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Sewer
    43%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Laborer
    15%

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

Genua Historical Records

What Genua family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 511 census records available for the last name Genua. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Genua 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 189 immigration records available for the last name Genua. 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 97 military records available for the last name Genua. For the veterans among your Genua ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Genua Life Expectancy

What is the average Genua lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Genua life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Genua in 1962 was 79, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Genua

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Genua ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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