The surname Greengrass was first found in Poitou, a part of Aquitane, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a
with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of the Vienne and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility. They held a family seat from ancient times at La Rochelle.
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of this family name include: Gingras, Gingrais, Gingraix, Gaingras, Gaingrais, Gaingrais, Gêngras and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: including Charles Gingras, who was married in 1675 in Qué bec city, Joseph Gingras, who arrived with his wife and children in Michigan in 1885; as well as E. Charles Gingras, who was naturalized in Pennsylvania in 1886..