Greenlief Family History

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Greenlief Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of English or Jewish Greenleaf.

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


Similar surnames: Greenleaf, Greenhill, Greenhoe, Greenhaw, Greenwood, Greeney, Greener

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Greenlief Family Origin

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Greenlief Family Occupations

What did your Greenlief ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenlief. The most common Greenlief occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Greenlief's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Greenlief family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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Greenlief Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Greenlief. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greenlief 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Greenlief. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Greenlief. For the veterans among your Greenlief ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greenlief Life Expectancy

What is the average Greenlief lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2003, in the United States, Greenlief life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Greenlief in 1949 was 26, and 77 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greenlief

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greenlief 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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