Greenwald Family History

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Greenwald Name Meaning

Partly Americanized form of German and Jewish Grün(e)wald (see Grunwald).

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


Similar surnames: Greenwalt, Greenawald, Greenwaldt, Gruenwald, Greenfeld, Greenawalt

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Greenwald Family Origin

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Greenwald Family Occupations

What did your Greenwald ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Greenwald family was Carpenter. The most common Greenwald occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Greenwald's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenwald.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Greenwald Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Greenwald Life Expectancy

What is the average Greenwald lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Greenwald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Greenwald in 1944 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greenwald

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greenwald 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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