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Greenbaum Name Meaning

Partly Americanized form of the Ashkenazic Jewish ornamental name Grünbaum, a compound of German grün ‘green’ + Baum ‘tree’. Partly Americanized form of German Grünbaum, from Middle High German gruene ‘green’ + boum ‘tree’, probably a habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a tree in leaf.

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


Similar surnames: Greenebaum, Greenhut, Rosenbaum, Green, Greenblatt, Greenwood

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Greenbaum Family Origin

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Greenbaum Family Occupations

What did your Greenbaum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Tailor, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenbaum. The most common Greenbaum occupation in the USA was Tailor. 10% of Greenbaum's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Greenbaum family was Keeping House.

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  • Tailor

    10%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Grocer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Greenbaum Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Greenbaum Life Expectancy

What is the average Greenbaum lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Greenbaum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Greenbaum in 1953 was 70, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greenbaum 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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