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Greenhouse Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a house by a village green, from Middle English grene ‘green’ + hous ‘house’. (The term was not used to denote a glasshouse for the cultivation of ‘greens’ or sensitive plants until the late 17th century.) Jewish (American): English translation of Ashkenazic Grünhaus, an oramental name composed of German grün ‘green’ + Haus ‘house’.

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


Similar surnames: Greenwood, Newhouse, Wheelhouse, Greenhut, Brickhouse, Barnhouse

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Greenhouse Family Origin

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Greenhouse Family Occupations

What did your Greenhouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Artist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenhouse. The most common Greenhouse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Greenhouse's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Greenhouse family was Farm Hand.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Artist

    9%
  • Farm Hand

    9%

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

Greenhouse Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Greenhouse Life Expectancy

What is the average Greenhouse lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Greenhouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Greenhouse in 1956 was 47, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greenhouse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greenhouse 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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