Type Surname (from location & ornamental)
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Contributor Contrib.TanorFaux on 6/20/2017
German and Swiss German (Grünwald): habitational name from any of various places named Grün(e)wald, from Middle High German gruene ‘green’ + walt ‘wood’, ‘forest’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental surname, with the same meaning as above.