Last name: GREENWOOD

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GREENWOOD : This last name is indexed 250,160 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

GREENWOOD : 1: English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Greenwood Lee in Heptonstall (Yorkshire) from Middle English grene ‘green’ + wode ‘wood’.2: Americanized form (translation into English) of Jewish (Ashkenazic) Grünholz an ornamental compound of German grün ‘green’ + Holz ‘wood’ and probably also of the same German surname.3: Americanized form (translation into English) of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Grünwald (see Grunwald) and of French Boisvert.

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