Greenlees Family History

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Greenlees Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from (East or West) Greenlees in Lanarkshire, named from Older Scots grene ‘green’ + ley(s) ‘piece of open country’, later ‘meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Greenlee, Greenfield, Greener, Greenwell, Greenwood, Greenhow

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Greenlees Family Origin

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Greenlees Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Cotton Weaver

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Ag. Lab.

    2%

In 1881, the most common Greenlees occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 3% of Greenlees's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Cotton Weaver and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenlees. A less common occupation for the Greenlees family was Ag. Lab..

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Greenlees Historical Records

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Greenlees Life Expectancy

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Famous Greenlees Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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