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Greene Name Meaning

Irish: translation of Gaelic Ó hUainín ‘descendant of Uainín’ (see Honan 2). variant spelling of Green as an English name or as an Americanized form of name of similar meaning in some other European language.

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


Similar surnames: Green, Greener, Breese, Breen, Greeney, Gresens, Breene, Greve, Grewe

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Greene Family Origin

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Greene Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Clerk

    7%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Book Keeper

    3%

In 1881, the most common Greene occupation in Canada was Farmer. 22% of Greene's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Greene family was Book Keeper. Farmer, Clerk and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greene.

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Greene Historical Records

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Greene Life Expectancy

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Famous Greene Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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