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Greenleaf Name Meaning

English: from Old English grene ‘green’ + leaf ‘leaf’, presumably applied as a nickname, the significance of which is now lost. Jewish (American): English translation of the Ashkenazic ornamental surname Grünblatt, a compound of German grün + Blatt ‘leaf’.

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


Similar surnames: Green, Greenwood, Greener, Greenfield, Greenlee, Greenman, Greenhill

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Greenleaf Family Origin

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Greenleaf Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Miller

    25%
  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Painter

    13%

In 1881, the most common Greenleaf occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Greenleaf's were Farmers. Farmer, Miller and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenleaf. A less common occupation for the Greenleaf family was Painter.

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Greenleaf Historical Records

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Greenleaf Life Expectancy

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