Greenland Family History

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Greenland Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a patch of land left open as communal pasturage, from Middle English grene ‘green’ + land ‘land’. Translated form of German Grönland, a topographic name with the same meaning as 1, from Low German grön ‘green’ + Land ‘land’.

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


Similar surnames: Greenman, Greenwood, Greenway, Freeland, Weinland, Greenslade

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Greenland Family Origin

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Greenland Family Occupations

What did your Greenland ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1880, the most common Greenland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Greenland's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenland. A less common occupation for the Greenland family was Blacksmith.

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Greenland Historical Records

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Greenland Life Expectancy

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