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Greenaway History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The roots of the Anglo-Saxon name Greenaway come from when the family resided at the green way or road. The surname Greenaway is derived from the Old English words grene, which means green and weg, which means road. Therefore the original bearers of the Greenaway name lived by the grassy path or road.


Early Origins of the Greenaway family


The surname Greenaway was first found in Devon but we must look to Oxfordshire where to find the first recorded reference of the name as Robert Greneway who was listed in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273.

Early History of the Greenaway family


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Another 52 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1491 and are included under the topic Early Greenaway History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Greenaway Spelling Variations


The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Greenaway has been recorded under many different variations, including Greenway, Greenaway, Greenhay and others.

Early Notables of the Greenaway family (pre 1700)


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

Migration of the Greenaway family to Ireland


Some of the Greenaway family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 81 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Greenaway family to the New World and Oceana


For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Greenaway or a variant listed above:

Greenaway Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Greenaway, who arrived in Maryland in 1659 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • James Greenaway, who landed in Maryland in 1665 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Allen Greenaway, who landed in Maryland in 1666 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Richard Greenaway, who landed in Maryland in 1675-1677 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Robert Greenaway, who settled in Delaware Bay in 1682
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Greenaway Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Esther Greenaway, who arrived in Virginia in 1705 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • William Greenaway, who settled in Maryland in 1739
  • Hannah Greenaway, who settled in Rappahannock, Virginia in 1741

Greenaway Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mr. John Greenaway, aged 11 months who emigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Constitution" departing from the port of Belfast, Ireland but died on Grosse Isle on June 1st, 1847 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 31)
  • Miss. Mary Greenaway, aged 17 who emigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Constitution" departing from the port of Belfast, Ireland but died on Grosse Isle in July 1847 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 31)
  • Miss. Mary Greenaway, aged 7 who emigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Constitution" departing from the port of Belfast, Ireland but died on Grosse Isle on 29th June 1847 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 31)

Greenaway Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Mr. William Greenaway, (b. 1833), aged 18, Cornish agricultural labourer departing from Plymouth on 24th March 1851 aboard the ship "John Knox" arriving in Point Henry, Geelong, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on 15th July 1851 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retreived 3rd May 2018). Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_australia_victoria.pdf
  • Aaron Greenaway, aged 24, a miner, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Fortune" [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Thursday 8th June 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Fortune 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/fortune1854.shtml.
  • Margaret Greenaway, aged 26, a housemaid, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Coromandel" [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 9th January 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Coromandel 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/coromandel1855.shtml

Greenaway Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • George Greenaway, who landed in Bay of Islands, New Zealand in 1840
  • James Greenaway, who landed in Bay of Islands, New Zealand in 1840

Contemporary Notables of the name Greenaway (post 1700)


  • Roy F. Greenaway, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956, 1960 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Robert Wilson Greenaway, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1932 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Robert F. Greenaway, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1956, 1964 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Frank W. Greenaway, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1944 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Roger Greenaway (b. 1938), popular English songwriter
  • Gavin Greenaway (b. 1964), English music composer and conductor. He is the son of Roger Greenaway
  • Peter Greenaway (b. 1942), Welsh-born English film director
  • Sir Thomas Moore Greenaway, Hon. Consulting Physician
  • Alan Pearce Greenaway, Joint Managing Director, Daniel Greenaway & Sons Ltd
  • Joseph A. Greenaway Jr. (b. 1957), United States judge
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Greenaway family



Empress of Ireland

  • Mr. Thomas Greenaway (1889-1914), English Second Class Passenger residing in Toronto, Ontario, Canada who survived the sinking on the Empress of Ireland [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 16) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html
  • Mrs. Margaret Greenaway (1885-1914), née Dalzell Canadian Second Class Passenger from Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick, Canada who survived the sinking on the Empress of Ireland [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 16) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html
  • Mr. Herbert Greenaway (1891-1914), English Second Class Passenger residing in Toronto, Ontario, Canada who survived the sinking on the Empress of Ireland [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 16) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 31)
  3. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retreived 3rd May 2018). Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_australia_victoria.pdf
  4. ^ South Australian Register Thursday 8th June 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Fortune 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/fortune1854.shtml.
  5. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 9th January 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Coromandel 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/coromandel1855.shtml
  6. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  7. ^ Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 16) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html


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