Greenup Family History

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Greenup Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a fertile valley, from Middle English grene ‘green’ + hope ‘valley’. Compare Greenslade.

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

Similar surnames: Green, Greener, Gruen, Greenhut, Grenz, Greenhow, Reep, Greene

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Greenup Family Origin

Where is the Greenup family from?

Greenup Family Occupations

What did your Greenup ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Greenup family was Planter. The most common Greenup occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Greenup's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenup.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer

  • Planter


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

Greenup Historical Records

What Greenup family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Greenup. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greenup 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 Greenup

Passenger List

There are 477 immigration records available for the last name Greenup. 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 Greenup. For the veterans among your Greenup ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greenup Life Expectancy

What is the average Greenup lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Greenup life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Greenup in 1950 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greenup

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greenup 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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