Greenhill Family History

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Greenhill Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various minor places in England named Greenhill, usually from Old English grene ‘green’ + hyll ‘hill’. However, Greenhill in Worcestershire is probably named from Old English grima ‘specter’, ‘goblin’ + hyll ‘hill’. English translation of Ashkenazic Jewish Grünberg.

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


Similar surnames: Greenfield, Greenwell, Greenwood, Greenhow, Green, Underhill

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Greenhill Family Origin

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Greenhill Family Occupations

What did your Greenhill 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 Greenhill. 2% of Greenhill men worked as a General Labourer and 51% of Greenhill women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Greenhill were Postman and Unpaid Domestic Duti

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Bricklayer
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    2%
  • Postman
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    51%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Private Means
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
    2%

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

Greenhill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Greenhill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greenhill 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Greenhill. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Greenhill. For the veterans among your Greenhill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greenhill Life Expectancy

What is the average Greenhill lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Greenhill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Greenhill in 1952 was 23, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greenhill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greenhill 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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