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The Greenbaum name comes from Middle High German word "gru-ene," which means "greenery." As a surname, it likely evolved from a topographic name for someone who lived in a green and leafy place; or as a habitational name from a place such as Gruna, or Grunau in Silesia.

Greenbaum Early Origins



The surname Greenbaum was first found in Bavaria, where the name Greenbaum was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Greenbaum Spelling Variations


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Greenbaum Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Grun, Grün, Grunau, Grunauer, Grunbach, Grundel, Grundemann, Grunder, Grundler, Grundner, Grunenthal, Grünenstein, Grünenwald, Gruner, Gruener, Gruenthal, Gruenbach, Grunfels, Grunhof and many more.

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Greenbaum Early History


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Greenbaum Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Greenbaum research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1628, 1696, 1716, 1720, and 1870 are included under the topic Early Greenbaum History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Greenbaum Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Greenbaum Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Greenbaum 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:

Greenbaum Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • H Greenbaum, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • Lewis Greenbaum, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851

Greenbaum Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Maurice Janck Abary Tema Greenbaum, who arrived in Alabama in 1914

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Contemporary Notables of the name Greenbaum (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Greenbaum (post 1700)



  • Brigadier-General Edward S. Greenbaum (1890-1970), American Executive Officer to the Under-Secretary of War (1941-1946)
  • Samuel Greenbaum (b. 1854), American Republican politician, Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1901-23; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1920-23
  • Nathan Greenbaum, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1936
  • Meyer Greenbaum, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956
  • Lowell M. Greenbaum, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2000, 2004
  • Henry Greenbaum, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1872
  • Gloria R. Greenbaum, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2000
  • Fred Greenbaum, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 6th District, 1984
  • Elsie Greenbaum, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1928
  • Anita J. Greenbaum, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    4. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    8. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    9. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    10. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    11. ...

    The Greenbaum Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Greenbaum 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 23 November 2015 at 11:33.

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