Greenlaw Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Greenlaw Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from lands so named in Berwickshire.

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


Similar surnames: Greenan, Greenlee, Greenman, Greenhow, Greenlees, Greener, Grimshaw

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Greenlaw Family Origin

Where is the Greenlaw family from?

Greenlaw Family Occupations

What did your Greenlaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Greenlaw family was Sailor. The most common Greenlaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Greenlaw's were Farmers. Farmer, Fisherman and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenlaw.

View Census data for Greenlaw | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    26%
  • Fisherman

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Sailor

    8%

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

Greenlaw Historical Records

What Greenlaw family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Greenlaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greenlaw census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Greenlaw

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Greenlaw. 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.

View all Greenlaw immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Greenlaw. For the veterans among your Greenlaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Greenlaw military records

You've only scratched the surface of Greenlaw family history.

Greenlaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Greenlaw lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Greenlaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Greenlaw in 1952 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greenlaw

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greenlaw 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.

Famous Greenlaw Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Look up another name