Greenhagen Family History

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Greenhagen Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Grönhagen, probably a topographic name in northwestern German, from Low German grön ‘green’ (standard grün) + Hagen ‘hedge’, ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Gruenhagen, Sternhagen, Greenamyer, Greenbaum, Greenwade

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Greenhagen Family Origin

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Greenhagen Family Occupations

What did your Greenhagen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Greenhagen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Greenhagen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Greenhagen family was Express. Farmer, Carpenter and Dealer Wood were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenhagen.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Dealer Wood

    7%
  • Express

    7%

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

Greenhagen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Greenhagen Life Expectancy

What is the average Greenhagen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Greenhagen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Greenhagen in 1963 was 78, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greenhagen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greenhagen 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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