Genson Family History

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Genson Name Meaning

French spelling of Janson.

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


Similar surnames: Jenson, Venson, Person, Greason, Gerdon, Tesson, Evenson, Gernon

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Genson Family Origin

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Genson Family Occupations

What did your Genson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Blacksmith, Journalier and Mecanitier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Genson. The most common Genson occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 50% of Genson's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Genson family was Servant.

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  • Blacksmith

    50%
  • Journalier

    17%
  • Mecanitier

    17%
  • Servant

    17%

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

Genson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Genson Life Expectancy

What is the average Genson lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Genson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Genson in 1954 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Genson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Genson 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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