Greenshields Family History

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Greenshields Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Greenshields in the parish of Liberton, Lanarkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Greenlees, Greenfield, Bransfield, Shields, Greenhill, Brinsfield

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Greenshields Family Origin

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Greenshields Family Occupations

What did your Greenshields ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Physician were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Greenshields. The most common Greenshields occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Greenshields's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Physician

    50%

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Greenshields Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Greenshields Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Greenshields life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Greenshields in 1963 was 95, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greenshields 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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