Greenhaw Family History

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Greenhaw Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of English Greenhow or Greenhalgh. Possibly a respelling of German Grünhag(e), a variant of Grünhagen (see Gruenhagen).

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

Similar surnames: Greenman, Greenhoe, Greenhow, Greeney, Greenhagen, Greenway, Greening

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Greenhaw Family Origin

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Greenhaw Family Occupations

What did your Greenhaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenhaw. A less common occupation for the Greenhaw family was Laborer On Farm. The most common Greenhaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 74% of Greenhaw's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Laborer On Farm


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

Greenhaw Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Greenhaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greenhaw 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 135 immigration records available for the last name Greenhaw. 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 922 military records available for the last name Greenhaw. For the veterans among your Greenhaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greenhaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Greenhaw lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Greenhaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Greenhaw in 1958 was 63, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greenhaw 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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