Last name: GREENHILL

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GREENHILL : This last name is indexed 19,463 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

GREENHILL : 1: English: habitational name from any of various minor places in England named Greenhill usually from Old English grēne ‘green’ + hyll ‘hill’. However Greenhill in Worcestershire is probably named from Old English grīma ‘specter goblin’ + hyll ‘hill’. The name may also have been a topographic name for one who lived ‘(by the) green hill’. Compare Grinnell.2: Americanized form (translation into English) of German or Jewish Grünberg (see Grunberg).

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