Greenman Family History

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Greenman Name Meaning

English: nickname or topographic name from Middle English grene + man ‘man’ (see Green). Probably a translation of German Grunemann or Grünemann, possibly a topographic name with the same sense as Grönland (see Greenland), or a habitational name for someone from any of numerous places named Grüna, Grünau, or Grüne.

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

Similar surnames: Greenland, Greenway, Greenan, Grassman, German, Greenhaw, Kleeman

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Greenman Family Origin

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Greenman Family Occupations

What did your Greenman 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 Greenman. 2% of Greenman men worked as a General Labourer and 48% of Greenman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Greenman were Incapacitated and Household Duties (unpaid)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Farm Worker
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
  • Household Duties (unpaid)

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

Greenman Historical Records

What Greenman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Greenman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greenman 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Greenman. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Greenman. For the veterans among your Greenman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greenman Life Expectancy

What is the average Greenman lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Greenman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Greenman in 1950 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greenman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greenman 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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