The Green Family History

This is a site where you can find information about the history of the Green family.

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The Green Family in the Census

Census Freqency of the Surname Green
1841 Census2775
1851 Census16078
1861 Census29950
1871 Census46536
1881 Census64028
1891 Census78540
1901 Census98615
1911 Census111832

Most Frequent Forenames for the Green Family in the Census

Name 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census 1881 Census 1871 Census 1891 Census 1901 Census 1911 Census Total
William Green 201 1163 2169 3076 3999 4668 5519 5702
Mary Green 207 1201 2222 3196 3846 4128 4745 4499
John Green 202 1048 1882 2678 3401 3871 4467 4631
George Green 137 750 1286 1924 2584 3044 3592 3798
Elizabeth Green 129 743 1429 2098 2558 2721 2865 2824
Thomas Green 117 644 1193 1656 2125 2380 2656 2729
James Green 111 621 1062 1568 1993 2233 2587 2603
Sarah Green 112 735 1340 1839 2217 2280 2359 2179
Charles Green 54 391 724 1118 1510 1843 2114 2220
Henry Green 92 452 797 1160 1380 1541 1588 1570
Alice Green 25 132 362 791 1263 1625 1898 2062
Joseph Green 60 370 646 916 1195 1347 1534 1589
Annie Green 0 6 120 513 1124 1648 2239 2344
Ellen Green 39 273 509 848 1128 1296 1429 1375
Frederick Green 20 131 328 601 915 1205 1505 1477
Arthur Green 3 45 177 443 870 1219 1614 1843
Emma Green 59 385 656 905 1103 1153 1137 984
Jane Green 58 333 614 932 1052 1146 1154 972
Ann Green 107 550 850 959 863 791 642 524
Alfred Green 25 167 368 591 853 1026 1266 1364

Your Family History Search

You can use the forms below to do automatic searches for the Green family online amongst birth, marriage and death records from 1837, plus census transcripts for 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and many more...



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Etymology and History of the Surname: Green

View Name: GREEN.

GREEN

Derivation:
Name given to those who often wore the colour green, or lived at/near the village green. Also given as a nickname for someone who was inexperienced or immature, or played the part of the 'Green Man' at May Day celebrations. Derives from the Old English word 'grene' and the German word 'Grün'. It also relates to any place in North Germany which uses 'Gren' in it's name

History:

Linked Surnames:
Greene

 



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