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Greenhaw Family History

Greenhaw Name Meaning
Probably a respelling of English Greenhow or Greenhalgh.Possibly a respelling of German Grünhag(e), a variant of Grünhagen (see Gruenhagen).

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

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6,998 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
891 Military Records
123 Immigration Records
4,260 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Greenhaw Families

  • Number of Greenhaw families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Greenhaw families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Greenhaw families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Greenhaw Family Origin

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Greenhaw Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Greenhaw

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Greenhaw Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Greenhaw census records

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Greenhaw Civil War Service Records

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