Genet Family History

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Genet Name Meaning

variant of Genest 1. from a reduced pet form of the personal name Eugène (see Eugene).

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


Similar surnames: Gene, Benet, Gonet, Gernert, Geer, Peet, Gionet, Ent, Geen, Geenen

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Genet Family Origin

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Genet Family Occupations

What did your Genet ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Genet occupation in Canada was Journeyman. 32% of Genet's were Journeymans. A less common occupation for the Genet family was Laborer. Journeyman, School and At School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Genet.

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  • Journeyman

    32%
  • School

    21%
  • At School

    16%
  • Laborer

    11%

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

Genet Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Genet Life Expectancy

What is the average Genet lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Genet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Genet in 1961 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Genet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Genet 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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