Greenhaw Family History

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Greenhaw Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of English Greenhow or Greenhalgh. Possibly a respelling of German Grünhag(e), a variant of Grünhagen (see Gruenhagen).

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


Similar surnames: Greenman, Greenhoe, Greenhow, Greeney, Greenhagen, Greenway, Greening

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Greenhaw Family Origin

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Greenhaw Family Occupations

What did your Greenhaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Greenhaw. 7% of Greenhaw men worked as a Farmer and 54% of Greenhaw women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Greenhaw were Bricklayer and Cotton Ring Winder

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer
    7%
  • Bank Manager
    4%
  • Bowen Ticket turn
    4%
  • Bricklayer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    54%
  • Domestic Servant
    7%
  • Clerical Officer G P O
    3%
  • Cotton Ring Winder
    3%

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

Greenhaw Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Greenhaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greenhaw 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 135 immigration records available for the last name Greenhaw. 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 922 military records available for the last name Greenhaw. For the veterans among your Greenhaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greenhaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Greenhaw lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Greenhaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Greenhaw in 1958 was 63, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greenhaw

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greenhaw 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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