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Greenlee Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places, for example in Staffordshire, so named from Old English grene ‘green’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Greenlees, Greener, Greenhow, Greenwell, Brownlee, Greenidge

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Greenlee Family Origin

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Greenlee Family Occupations

What did your Greenlee ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Cotton Picker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Greenlee. The most common Greenlee occupation in Canada was Farmer. 75% of Greenlee's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Cotton Picker

    25%

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

Greenlee Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Greenlee Life Expectancy

What is the average Greenlee lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Greenlee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Greenlee in 1942 was 61, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greenlee 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.

Famous Greenlee Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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