Genis Family History

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Genis Name Meaning

Catalan (Genís): from the personal name Genís, a variant of Ginés (see Gines).

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


Similar surnames: Enis, Denis, Gens, Geis, Peris, Benis, Genet, Sens, Heis, Denig

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Genis Family Origin

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Genis Family Occupations

What did your Genis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Glove Maker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Genis. 25% of Genis men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Genis women worked as a Glove Maker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Genis were Tailor and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Painter
    11%
  • Tailor
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Glove Maker
    25%
  • Steno
    25%
  • Cook
    25%
  • Clerk
    25%

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

Genis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Genis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Genis 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 776 immigration records available for the last name Genis. 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 342 military records available for the last name Genis. For the veterans among your Genis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Genis Life Expectancy

What is the average Genis lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Genis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Genis in 1951 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Genis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Genis 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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