Greenlund History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Greenlund family

The surname Greenlund was first found in Sussex 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 1400 when John Greenland held estates in that county.

Early History of the Greenlund family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Greenlund research. Another 88 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, and 1525 are included under the topic Early Greenlund History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Greenlund Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Greenland, Greenlan, Grenland, Greinland and others.

Early Notables of the Greenlund family (pre 1700)

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

Migration of the Greenlund family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..


Contemporary Notables of the name Greenlund (post 1700) +

  • William A. Greenlund (1873-1935), American Democrat politician from Titusville, Pennsylvania, 33rd Lieutenant Governor of Ohio (1913-1915) [1]


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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