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Greenberger Name Meaning

Partly Americanized form of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Grünberger. As a Jewish surname it is ornamental, while the German name is habitational, from Grünberg (see Grunberg)+ the habitational suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Greenberg, Grauberger, Greenburg, Eisenberger, Freudenberger

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Greenberger Family Origin

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Greenberger Family Occupations

What did your Greenberger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Greenberger occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 17% of Greenberger's were Cigar Makers. Cigar Maker, Clerk In Store and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenberger. A less common occupation for the Greenberger family was Laborer.

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  • Cigar Maker

    17%
  • Clerk In Store

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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Greenberger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Greenberger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greenberger 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Greenberger. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Greenberger. For the veterans among your Greenberger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greenberger Life Expectancy

What is the average Greenberger lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Greenberger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Greenberger in 1940 was 56, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greenberger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greenberger 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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