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Greenhill Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various minor places in England named Greenhill, usually from Old English grene ‘green’ + hyll ‘hill’. However, Greenhill in Worcestershire is probably named from Old English grima ‘specter’, ‘goblin’ + hyll ‘hill’. English translation of Ashkenazic Jewish Grünberg.

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


Similar surnames: Greenfield, Greenwell, Greenwood, Greenhow, Green, Underhill

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Greenhill Family Origin

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Greenhill Family Occupations

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  • Bank Clerk

    14%
  • Engineer

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Hardware Merchant

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Greenhill family was Hardware Merchant. Bank Clerk, Engineer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenhill. The most common Greenhill occupation in Canada was Bank Clerk. 14% of Greenhill's were Bank Clerks.

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Greenhill Historical Records

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Greenhill Life Expectancy

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