Greenburg Family History

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Greenburg Name Meaning

Americanized form of the Ashkenazic Jewish ornamental name Grünburg, a compound of German grün ‘green’ + Burg ‘castle’.

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

Similar surnames: Greenberg, Greenbaum, Greenhut, Grunberg, Greenberger, Greener

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Greenburg Family Origin

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Greenburg Family Occupations

What did your Greenburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Greenburg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Greenburg's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenburg. A less common occupation for the Greenburg family was Huckster.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Tailor

  • Huckster


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

Greenburg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Greenburg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greenburg 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Greenburg. 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 Greenburg. For the veterans among your Greenburg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greenburg Life Expectancy

What is the average Greenburg lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Greenburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Greenburg in 1957 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greenburg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greenburg 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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