Genin Family History

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Genin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female given name Henye, a pet form of Hanna. The initial G is due to Russian influence, since Russian has no H and alters H in borrowed words to G.

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

Similar surnames: Henkin, Belin, Benis, Kunin, Galin, Guenin, Genn, Entin, Wein, Edin

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Genin Family Origin

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Genin Family Occupations

What did your Genin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Machinist and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Genin. The most common Genin occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 17% of Genin's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Genin family was Priest.

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  • Keeping House

  • Machinist

  • Merchant

  • Priest


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

Genin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Genin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Genin 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 680 immigration records available for the last name Genin. 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 298 military records available for the last name Genin. For the veterans among your Genin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Genin Life Expectancy

What is the average Genin lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Genin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Genin in 1962 was 48, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Genin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Genin 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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