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Greenhill Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various minor places in England named Greenhill, usually from Old English grene ‘green’ + hyll ‘hill’. However, Greenhill in Worcestershire is probably named from Old English grima ‘specter’, ‘goblin’ + hyll ‘hill’. English translation of Ashkenazic Jewish Grünberg.

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


Similar surnames: Greenfield, Greenwell, Greenwood, Greenhow, Green, Underhill

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Greenhill Family Origin

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Greenhill Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Bricklayer

    6%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Bricklayer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenhill. A less common occupation for the Greenhill family was Coal Miner. The most common Greenhill occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Greenhill's were Farmers.

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Greenhill Historical Records

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Greenhill Life Expectancy

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