Geenen Family History

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Geenen Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian: reduced form of Van Geenen, which is probably a habitational name from Gene near Vreren, in Limburg, Belgium.

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


Similar surnames: Greenan, Green, Gebben, Dennen, Keelen, Gene, Geen, Reynen, Genet

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Geenen Family Origin

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Geenen Family Occupations

What did your Geenen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Geenen occupation in the USA was Butcher. 33% of Geenen's were Butchers. Butcher, Grocer and Importer Of Human Hair were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geenen. A less common occupation for the Geenen family was Keeping House.

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  • Butcher

    33%
  • Grocer

    17%
  • Importer Of Human Hair

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Geenen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Geenen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Geenen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geenen 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 Geenen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Geenen. For the veterans among your Geenen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Geenen Life Expectancy

What is the average Geenen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Geenen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Geenen in 1963 was 72, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geenen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geenen 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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