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Greenhow Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Greenhow, in North and West Yorkshire, or from Gerna in the parish of Downham, Lancashire, all of which are named with Old English grene ‘green’ + hoh ‘mound’ (or the cognate Old Norse haugr).

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


Similar surnames: Greenhill, Green, Greenlee, Greenman, Greener, Greenwood, Greenhaw

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Greenhow Family Origin

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Greenhow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Ship Carpenter

    4%
  • Charwoman

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Greenhow family was Charwoman. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Ship Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenhow. The most common Greenhow occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Greenhow's were Farmers.

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Greenhow Historical Records

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Greenhow Life Expectancy

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