Greenlees Family History

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Greenlees Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from (East or West) Greenlees in Lanarkshire, named from Older Scots grene ‘green’ + ley(s) ‘piece of open country’, later ‘meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Greenlee, Greenfield, Greener, Greenwell, Greenwood, Greenhow

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Greenlees Family Origin

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Greenlees Family Occupations

What did your Greenlees ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Greenlees family was Labourer. The most common Greenlees occupation in Canada was Milliner & Dressm.. 40% of Greenlees's were Milliner & Dressm.s. Milliner & Dressm., Brass Moulder and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenlees.

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  • Milliner & Dressm.

    40%
  • Brass Moulder

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Labourer

    20%

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

Greenlees Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Greenlees Life Expectancy

What is the average Greenlees lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Greenlees life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Greenlees in 1962 was 81, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greenlees

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greenlees 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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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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