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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

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  • Book Keeper

    50%
  • Cabinet Maker

    50%

In 1881, Book Keeper and Cabinet Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Greenland. The most common Greenland occupation in Canada was Book Keeper. 50% of Greenland's were Book Keepers.

Source: Census data for Greenland | Data not to scale

Greenland Historical Records

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Greenland Life Expectancy

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