Gheen Family History

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Gheen Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of Irish Geoghegan.

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


Similar surnames: Green, Sheen, Gean, Shean, Haen, Kneen, Breen, Glen, Geen, Ghee

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Gheen Family Origin

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Gheen Family Occupations

What did your Gheen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gheen family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gheen. The most common Gheen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Gheen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Gheen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gheen Life Expectancy

What is the average Gheen lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Gheen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gheen in 1958 was 28, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gheen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gheen 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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