Genson Family History

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Genson Name Meaning

French spelling of Janson.

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


Similar surnames: Jenson, Venson, Person, Greason, Gerdon, Tesson, Evenson, Gernon

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Genson Family Origin

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Genson Family Occupations

What did your Genson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Genson. 13% of Genson men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Genson women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Genson were Truck Driver and Agent

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Housework
    5%
  • Stenographer
    5%
  • Agent
    4%

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

Genson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Genson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Genson 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 761 immigration records available for the last name Genson. 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 371 military records available for the last name Genson. For the veterans among your Genson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Genson Life Expectancy

What is the average Genson lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Genson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Genson in 1954 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

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