The surname Green is generally of locative origin, referring to somebody who lived by the village green, or other grassy ground. Green may also have been used as the surname of somebody who had played the part of the "Green Man" in May Day celebrations in the Middle Ages. Green is the 37th most common name in the United States with over 400,000 bearers of the name. In England it is the 19th most common name. Green is also found in Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
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