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Greene Surname History

Some other spelling variations of Greene can be Green, Grene, and Grean.

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The nationality of Greene can be complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Greene may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came about organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Greene Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Greene come may come from a profession, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these trade-based last names might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is important to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Greene are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and other related texts. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

Greene Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

One branch of the Greene family changed the spelling to Green three or four generations back, around the 1930's due to a family fight. No one will talk about what happened.  Other variations off Green are: Grene and Grean.

Last names similar to Greene

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