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There are 32,887 people with the Greenwood surname on MyHeritage.com
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Where do people with the Greenwood surname come from:
Great Britain
 (45%)
USA
 (38%)
Canada
 (9%)
Australia
 (3%)
New Zealand
 (1%)
Ireland
 (0.5%)
Spain
 (0.4%)
Honduras
 (0.2%)
South Africa
 (0.2%)
Bermuda
 (0.2%)
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The meaning of the name Greenwood:
  1. English: topographic name for someone who lived in a dense forest, from Middle English grene ‘green’ + wode ‘wood’, or a habitational name from a minor place so named, as for example Greenwood in Heathfield, East Sussex.
  2. English translation of Ashkenazic Jewish Grünholz, an ornamental compound of German grün ‘green’ + Holz ‘wood’, and probably of German Grünwald (see Gruenwald).
  3. English translation of French Boisvert.
Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, Mar 2003
Most popular first names with surname Greenwood:
Ann Greenwood   Annie Greenwood   Elizabeth Greenwood   George Greenwood   Grace Greenwood   Hannah Greenwood   James Greenwood   John Greenwood   Joseph Greenwood   Margaret Greenwood   Mary Greenwood   Norman Greenwood   Sarah Greenwood   Thomas Greenwood   William Greenwood  
Family sites on MyHeritage with the last name Greenwood:
Greenwood Web Site, 40 members
WATSON /GREENWOOD Family Web Site, 16 members
Greenwood Web Site, 15 members
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