Greenlee

First Name
634
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
9k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Greenlee" mean? The list below shows the origins of Greenlee as well as things modernly associated with the name Greenlee such as celebrities named Greenlee.

Origin and Meaning of Greenlee

"Greenlee" is a name of English origin, and it means "From the green field". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons With the Name Greenlee

Greenlee Smythe is a notable somebody.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Greenlee

Sam Greenlee was a leading somebody. Sam was born on July 13th, 1930 in Chicago. He died on May 19th, 2014.

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David Greenlee is a noteworthy individual. David was born on March 19th, 1960 in Newport Beach, California.

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Kathy Greenlee is an Assistant Secretary for Aging and Kansas Secretary of Aging. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to 2009.

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Leo and Greenlee is an influential individual.

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William K. Greenlee is an important individual.

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Charles Greenlee was an important individual. Charles was born on May 24th, 1927. He died on January 23rd, 1993.

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How popular is the baby name Greenlee in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
2001 7 7 0
2002 15 15 0
2003 28 28 0
2004 37 37 0
2005 49 49 0
2006 44 44 0
2007 40 40 0
2008 56 56 0
2009 54 54 0
2010 57 57 0
2011 47 47 0
2012 51 51 0
2013 54 54 0
2014 50 50 0
2015 45 45 0

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Popularity of Greenlee as a first name

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Popularity of Greenlee as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Greenlee U.S.
  White 77.19% 64.26%
  African American 17.06% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.38% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.13% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.58% 16.26%

Of Last Name Greenlee

People with the last name Greenlee are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Greenlee

  • How Popular is the name Greenlee? Greenlee is the 13,610th most popular name of all time. As a last name Greenlee was the 3,933rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Greenlee have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 634 babies born with the first name Greenlee in the United States. That's more than enough people named Greenlee to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Greenlee? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2001 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Greenlee first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Greenlee is Wednesday, December 13th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Greenlee born? The highest recorded use of the first name Greenlee was in 2010 with a total of 57 babies.
  • Random Greenlee Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Greenlee is not a popular baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Greenlee: Your name in reverse order is Eelneerg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lgeenere. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Greenlee? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,048 people with the last name Greenlee.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Greenlee? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Greenlee as their last name.

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What does the name Greenlee mean?

Gis for great, that describes you.

Ris for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

Eis for excite, your spirit is catching!

Eis for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

Nis for nurturing, to all that need help

Lis for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

Eis for early, promptness is a virtue

Eis for enduring, forever will your memory remain

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.