Greener Family History

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Greener Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Greenhaugh in Northumberland, named from Old English grene ‘green’ + halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’. Compare Greenhalgh. Americanized spelling of Ashkenazic Jewish Griner (see Green). Americanized spelling of German Grüner (see Gruener).

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


Similar surnames: Green, Greene, Greiner, Greever, Gruner, Gruener, Kreeger, Fleener

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Greener Family Origin

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Greener Family Occupations

What did your Greener ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Greener family was Keeping House. The most common Greener occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Greener's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greener.

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Greener Historical Records

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Greener Life Expectancy

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