Greenbaum History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

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.

Early Origins of the Greenbaum family

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.

Important Dates for the Greenbaum family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Greenbaum research. Another 113 words (8 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.

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.

Early Notables of the Greenbaum family (pre 1700)

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

Greenbaum migration to the United States

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 [1]
  • Lewis Greenbaum, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]
Greenbaum Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Maurice Janck Abary Tema Greenbaum, who arrived in Alabama in 1914 [1]

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) [2]
  • 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 [3]
  • Nathan Greenbaum, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1936 [3]
  • Meyer Greenbaum, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956 [3]
  • Lowell M. Greenbaum, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2000, 2004 [3]
  • Henry Greenbaum, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1872 [3]
  • Gloria R. Greenbaum, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2000 [3]
  • Fred Greenbaum, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 6th District, 1984 [3]
  • Elsie Greenbaum, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1928 [3]
  • Anita J. Greenbaum, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972 [3]
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 11) Edward Greenbaum. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Greenbaum/Edward_S./USA.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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