Greenlee Family History

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Greenlee Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places, for example in Staffordshire, so named from Old English grene ‘green’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Greenlees, Greener, Greenhow, Greenwell, Brownlee, Greenidge

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Greenlee Family Origin

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Greenlee Family Occupations

What did your Greenlee ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Blacksmiths Striker (me) and Domestic Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Greenlee. 25% of Greenlee men worked as a Blacksmiths Striker (me) and 12% of Greenlee women worked as a Domestic Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Greenlee were Wharf Works and Hosiery Finisher

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Blacksmiths Striker (me)
    25%
  • Dock Labourer Heavy Work
    25%
  • Fitter (machining)
    25%
  • Wharf Works
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Servant
    12%
  • Farm Worker Pakcer (med)
    12%
  • Home Duties
    12%
  • Hosiery Finisher
    12%

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

Greenlee Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Greenlee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greenlee 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Greenlee. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Greenlee. For the veterans among your Greenlee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greenlee Life Expectancy

What is the average Greenlee lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Greenlee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Greenlee in 1942 was 61, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greenlee

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greenlee 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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