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Greenwell Name Meaning

English (Northumberland): topographic name for someone who lived by a stream among lush pastures, from Middle English grene ‘green’ + welle ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or habitational name from a minor place so named.

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


Similar surnames: Greenwood, Greenhill, Greenway, Greenlee, Fretwell, Greenfield

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Greenwell Family Origin

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Greenwell Family Occupations

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  • Drover

    100%

In 1881, the most common Greenwell occupation in Canada was Drover. 100% of Greenwell's were Drovers.

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Greenwell Historical Records

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Greenwell Life Expectancy

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