Greeney Family History

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Greeney Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Greenhalgh.

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

Similar surnames: Greenley, Greener, Freeney, Greene, Greenly, Beeney, Greeley, Gedney

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Greeney Family Origin

Where is the Greeney family from?

Greeney Family Occupations

What did your Greeney ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Greeney occupation in the UK was Army Pensioner. 17% of Greeney's were Army Pensioners. Army Pensioner, Dk Labr and Plasterer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greeney. A less common occupation for the Greeney family was Porter.

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  • Army Pensioner

  • Dk Labr

  • Plasterer

  • Porter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Greeney ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Greeney Historical Records

What Greeney family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Greeney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greeney 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 585 immigration records available for the last name Greeney. 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 385 military records available for the last name Greeney. For the veterans among your Greeney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greeney Life Expectancy

What is the average Greeney lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Greeney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Greeney in 1957 was 75, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greeney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greeney 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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