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 1940, Laborer and Manager were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Genet. 22% of Genet men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Genet women worked as a Manager. Some less common occupations for Americans named Genet were Welder and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Salesman
    22%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Welder
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Manager
    20%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Laundress
    20%
  • Teacher
    20%

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

Genet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 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 1,000 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 710 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.

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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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