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Greenwade Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered form of English Greenwood .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Greenway, Greenwood, Greenslade, Greenland, Greenman, Greenwald

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Where is the Greenwade family from?

You can see how Greenwade families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Greenwade family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Greenwade families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Greenwade families living in Kentucky. This was about 50% of all the recorded Greenwade's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Greenwade families in 1840.
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What did your Greenwade ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Greenwade. 39% of Greenwade men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Greenwade women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Greenwade were Farm Operator and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Farm Operator

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 113 immigration records available for the last name Greenwade. 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 Cards

There are 397 military records available for the last name Greenwade. For the veterans among your Greenwade ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Greenwade lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Greenwade life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Greenwade in 1959 was 64, and 85 in 2004.

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