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Origin Of The Surname Green

Meaning Of The Surname Green


Interesting Facts About Green

The surname Green could have been given for many descriptive reasons. It could have been a title for someone living next to a green pasture or someone who wore green garments. It is also thought to perhaps be associated with the pagan ‘Green Man’, a spirit of the forest, and may have been given to a person who played The Green Man in traditional celebrations around May Day and Harvest. Rachel Green is the name of a fictional character in the world famous American sitcom, Friends.

Green Statistics

Green is the number 21 ranked surname in the United Kingdom. According to our statistics around 166,423 share the surname Green in the UK.

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