Greinke Family History

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Greinke Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin. Perhaps a nickname for a small person, from Middle Low German gren ‘grain’ + the North German diminutive suffix -k-.

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


Similar surnames: Krenke, Steinke, Graunke, Reinke, Grein, Greiwe, Greunke, Greiner

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Greinke Family Origin

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Greinke Family Occupations

What did your Greinke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Brick Jard, Fisch Pedler and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greinke. The most common Greinke occupation in the USA was Brick Jard. 20% of Greinke's were Brick Jards. A less common occupation for the Greinke family was Wagon Maker.

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  • Brick Jard

    20%
  • Fisch Pedler

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Wagon Maker

    20%

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

Greinke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Greinke Life Expectancy

What is the average Greinke lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Greinke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Greinke in 1962 was 76, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greinke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greinke 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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