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  1. Greenberg, Joseph Greenbergnoun

    United States linguist who studied the historical relations among 5,000 languages (1916-2001)


  1. Greenberg

    Greenberg is a surname common in North America, with anglicized spelling of the German Grünberg (green mountain) or the Jewish Ashkenazi Yiddish Grinberg, an artificial surname.


  1. greenberg

    Greenberg is primarily a Jewish surname of German origin that means "green mountain or hill". It may refer to various personalities, companies or works of fiction, and the specific meaning usually depends on its context. It's most common in the United States, particularly in New York City's Jewish community.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Greenberg is ranked #1720 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Greenberg surname appeared 20,897 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 7 would have the surname Greenberg.

    95.3% or 19,917 total occurrences were White.
    2.4% or 510 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.9% or 201 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 171 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.3% or 69 total occurrences were Black.
    0.1% or 27 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Greenberg in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Greenberg in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Greenberg in a Sentence

  1. Harlan Hill:

    Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz doesn't seem to be named nor referenced in Mr. Greenberg's plea, florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz has never had sex with a minor and has never paid for sex. Mr. Greenberg has now pleaded guilty to falsely accusing someone else of sex with a minor. That person was innocent. So is Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz.

  2. Matt Gaetz:

    If Joel Greenberg were to run from Seminole Co, I think Joel Greenberg'd become the next congressman from the 7th district.

  3. Attorney Tim Jansen:

    In order to prosecute a case, you have to have credible evidence, either tangible witnesses, and in this case, there was no credible evidence of any wrongdoing, joel Greenberg was somebody who (you) couldn’t put on the witness stand, as a prosecutor. I believe these women; none of them believed they were victims of any crime.

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    a diacritical mark (-) placed above a vowel to indicate a long sound
    • A. howdah
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    • C. cazique
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