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Greed Early Origins



The surname Greed was first found in Herefordshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1201 when Philip Grete held lands.

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Greed Spelling Variations


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Greed Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Greet, Grete, Greetan, Greeton, Greep, Greeter and others.

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Greed Early History


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Greed Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Greed research. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Greed History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Greed Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Greed Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Greed Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Greed Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Greed, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1869

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Contemporary Notables of the name Greed (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Greed (post 1700)



  • John Greed (b. 1966), English jewelry designer and retailer, founder of John Greed Design Ltd

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Greed Family Crest Products


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Greed Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    2. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    3. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Greed Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Greed Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 28 September 2014 at 13:15.

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