This is a list of surnames in which the categories include green.
From Greek φλωρος (phloros)
, derived from classical Greek χλωρος (chloros)
Descriptive name for someone who often wore the colour green or someone who lived near the village green.
Anglicized form of German Grünspan
. Verdigris is the green-blue substance that forms on copper.
GRÜNBERG German, Jewish
From German grün
"green" and Berg
"mountain". This name indicated a person who lived on or near a forest-covered mountain.
Means "green forest"
from German grün
"green" and Wald
IRVING Scottish, English
Originally derived from a Scottish place name (in North Ayrshire) meaning "green water".
Derived from Middle High German kol "cabbage"
From a nickname derived from Ligurian lagö
, referring to a type of lizard, the European green lizard. This little reptile is respected because it supposedly protects against vipers.
Originally from a place name meaning "linden tree hill" in Old English.
Originally denoted a person from one of the various Spanish towns by this name, derived from villa
"farm, settlement" and verde
From Polish zieleń
. It was possibly a nickname for a person who dressed in green clothing.