Greathouse Family History

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Greathouse Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: Americanized form of Grothaus, habitational name from any of various farms so called, literally ‘big house’, in particular one in Westphalia.

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


Similar surnames: Outhouse, Greenhouse, Newhouse, Great, Lofthouse, Pevehouse

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Greathouse Family Origin

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Greathouse Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greathouse. The most common Greathouse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Greathouse's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Greathouse family was Laborer.

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Greathouse Historical Records

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Greathouse Life Expectancy

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