Greenough Family History

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Greenough Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): variant of Greenhow. Americanized spelling of French Grignon.

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


Similar surnames: Greening, Greene, Greenier, Greenhow, Prough, Greenly, Greenhaw

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Greenough Family Origin

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Greenough Family Occupations

What did your Greenough ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Greenough occupation in Canada was Farmer. 21% of Greenough's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Seaman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenough. A less common occupation for the Greenough family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Carpenter

    16%
  • Seaman

    16%
  • Blacksmith

    11%

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

Greenough Historical Records

What Greenough family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Greenough Life Expectancy

What is the average Greenough lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Greenough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Greenough in 1945 was 25, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greenough

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greenough 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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