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Genrich Family History

Genrich Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) and German (from Russia): Russified form of Heinrich . The initial g developed since Russian has no h and alters it to g in borrowed words and names.

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


Similar surnames: Wenrich, Gerich, Henrich, Heinrich, Fenrich, Gentsch, Weinrich

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Where is the Genrich family from?

You can see how Genrich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Genrich family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Genrich families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 33 Genrich families living in Wisconsin. This was about 48% of all the recorded Genrich's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Genrich families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Genrich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Genrich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Genrich. 28% of Genrich men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Genrich women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Genrich were Salesman and Housewife. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Genrich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Genrich census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 406 immigration records available for the last name Genrich. 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 Cards

There are 796 military records available for the last name Genrich. For the veterans among your Genrich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Genrich lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Genrich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Genrich in 1953 was 49, and 63 in 2004.

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