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|GREENE - GREEN|
Coat of Arms: On a blue shield three gold stags.
Crest: Description not available
Motto: Virtus semper viridis
Motto Translated: Virtue is always flourishing
|Clan: Green, Greene Sept: Green
Caledonia is another name for Scotland. Many Scots have surnames that are not linked to any one clan.
Spelling variations include: GREEN(E) (British).
Possibly a modern form of the ancient Irish name "MacUaithnin".
GREEN(E) (British). "Village green"; or "immature, inexperienced."
GREENER (British). "Village green".
GREENHAM (British). "Green farm."
First found in Kent where they held a family seat from very early times.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: John Greene settled in Boston in 1625, and another John Greene was Deputy Governor of Rhode Island in 1637; Mr. Greene settled in New England in 1652.
is a name of ancient Anglo-Saxon origin. It is derived from the Old
English "grene," meaning "green," and was most likely first borne by a
family who lived in the village greene, the center or main square of a
region. Alternatively, it may have been bestowed as a nickname on
someone who was particularly fond of dressing in green.
Spelling variations include: Greene, Green and others.
First found in Kent, where the greene family held a seat from very early times.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Aderton Greene, who came to Virginia in 1623; John Greene, who settled in Boston in 1625; Abigail Greene, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1632.
(Above is a small excerpt on the 1800 word history from House of Names )
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