Greene Family History

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Greene Name Meaning

Irish: translation of Gaelic Ó hUainín ‘descendant of Uainín’ (see Honan 2). variant spelling of Green as an English name or as an Americanized form of name of similar meaning in some other European language.

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

Similar surnames: Green, Greener, Breese, Breen, Greeney, Gresens, Breene, Greve, Grewe

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Greene Family Origin

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Greene Family Occupations

What did your Greene ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Greene. 8% of Greene men worked as a General Labourer and 62% of Greene women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Greene were Clerk In Holy Orders and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Carpenter joiner
  • Builders Labourer
  • Clerk In Holy Orders

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Incapacitated
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Greene Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 322,000 census records available for the last name Greene. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greene 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 48,000 immigration records available for the last name Greene. 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 108,000 military records available for the last name Greene. For the veterans among your Greene ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greene Life Expectancy

What is the average Greene lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Greene life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Greene in 1940 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

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