Greenway Family History

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Greenway Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grassy path, from Middle English grene ‘green’ + weye ‘path’ (see Way). Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Goronwy, of unexplained origin. Translation of Dutch Groeneweg or German Grüneweg, Gröneweg, topographic names with the same meaning as 1.

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


Similar surnames: Greenman, Green, Greenland, Greenwade, Greenaway, Greenwood

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Greenway Family Origin

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Greenway Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Student

    10%
  • Dom. Svt.

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenway. A less common occupation for the Greenway family was Dom. Svt.. The most common Greenway occupation in Canada was Farmer. 41% of Greenway's were Farmers.

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Greenway Historical Records

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Greenway Life Expectancy

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Famous Greenway Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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