Genett Family History

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Genett Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of French Genet.

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

Similar surnames: Gennett, Gelnett, Gennette, Genest, Gantt, Arnett, Gressett, Gonet

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Genett Family Origin

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Genett Family Occupations

What did your Genett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Genett occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Genett's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Genett family was Hat Shop Merchant. Laborer, Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Genett.

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  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer

  • Hat Shop Merchant


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

Genett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Genett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Genettcensus 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 132 immigration records available for the last name Genett. 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 354 military records available for the last name Genett. For the veterans among your Genett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Genett Life Expectancy

What is the average Genett lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Genett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Genett in 1964 was 77, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Genett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Genett 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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