Grenon Family History

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Grenon Name Meaning

French (Normandy): nickname for someone who wore a moustache (at a time when men were generally clean shaven), from Old French gernon, grenon ‘moustache’.

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

Similar surnames: Gernon, Grignon, Greason, Gagnon, Green, Geno, Glendon, Grenz, Rendon

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Grenon Family Origin

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Grenon Family Occupations

What did your Grenon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grenon family was Laborer. The most common Grenon occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 29% of Grenon's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Clerk and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grenon.

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  • Carpenter

  • Clerk

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer


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Grenon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Grenon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grenon 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 657 immigration records available for the last name Grenon. 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 801 military records available for the last name Grenon. For the veterans among your Grenon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grenon Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Grenon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Grenon in 1952 was 33, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grenon 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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