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Greenwade Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Grün(e)wald (see Grunwald). Perhaps also an altered spelling of English Greenwood, a topographic name from Middle English grene ‘green’+ wode ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Greenway, Greenwood, Greenslade, Greenland, Greenman, Greenwald

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Greenwade Family Origin

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Greenwade Family Occupations

What did your Greenwade ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Greenwade occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Greenwade's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Greenwade family was Deputy Sheriff. Farmer, Laborer and Livery Stable were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenwade.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Livery Stable

    7%
  • Deputy Sheriff

    4%

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Greenwade Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Greenwade Life Expectancy

What is the average Greenwade lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Greenwade life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Greenwade in 1959 was 64, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greenwade 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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