This is a list of surnames in which the categories include green.
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.