Greenburg History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The name Greenburg is a habitational surname taken on from any of numerous places named Grünberg.
Early Origins of the Greenburg family
The surname Greenburg was first found in Baden, where since ancient times the name Grunberg was closely associated with social and political advancements of the region's feudal society. In later years the family often merged with other distinguished families, some of whom played significant roles in the local social and political affairs of the area.
Important Dates for the Greenburg family
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Greenburg Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Grunberg, Gruenberg, Grunburg, Gruneberg, Gruenburg, Grunenberg, Gruenenberg, Grunenburg, Gruenenburg, Gruenenberg, Greenberg, Gruenberger, Grunbuerg, Grunperg, Grunperger, Gruenbuerg, Greunbuerger, Gruenperg, Gruenperger, Gruendberg, Grunberger and many more.
Early Notables of the Greenburg family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Greenburg family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Konstantin Grunenberg, who sailed to America in 1650. Andreas Grunberger came to Philadelphia in 1738; as did Friedrich Gruenberg in 1855; and John Daniel Grueneberg in 1865.
Contemporary Notables of the name Greenburg (post 1700)
- Adrian Adolph Greenburg (1903-1959), American costume designer, known for his costumes were for The Wizard of Oz including the film's red-sequined ruby slippers for Judy Garland and other Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer films of the 1930s and 1940s
- Earl Greenburg (1947-2008), American TV producer and former head of NBC Daytime
- Jack Carl Greenburg (1909-1990), American attorney and public figure, 33rd Chief Clerk of California Assembly (1939-1941)
- J. C. "Judith" Greenburg, American author of the Andrew Lost children's books, wife of Dan Greenburg
- Ross Greenburg (1955-2000), American president of HBO Sports (2000-2011)
- Dan Greenburg (b. 1936), American writer, humorist, and journalist
- Jan Crawford Greenburg (b. 1965), American legal correspondent for ABC News
- D. W. Greenburg, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming, 1928 
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