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General Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Possibly an altered form of French Généreux (see Genereux).

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


Similar surnames: Senecal, Gepner, Gerl, Gereau, Genova, Neal, Senegal, Gingras, Mezera

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General Family Origin

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General Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    86%
  • Farm Lab.

    14%

In 1881, farmer and Farm Lab. were the top 2 reported jobs worked by General. The most common General occupation in Canada was Farmer. 86% of General's were Farmers.

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General Life Expectancy

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