The surname Greenway has been around since the middle ages. Greenway is a English occupational last name of old French origins. First historical evidence of the surname dates to the county of Kent in 1243. In the seventeenth century a large group of settlers known as Greenway's migrated to the British colonies in North America.
Greenway is currently at number 2080 of the UK's most common last names. In the UK alone there are 24960 people with the surname Greenway. The county of Worcestershire in the UK holds the greatest density of families with the surname Greenway. If a certain legal document is to be believed the late 19th century Greenway's liked a drink or five. Never too far from controversy a pair of brothers Peter Greenway and Luke Greenway were sent to jail in 1903 for stealing a bicycle. 99
Traits associated with Greenway
Previous generations of Greenway's have been spoken of as a perky bunch. Greenways are believed to be linked to Neptune which causes them to often be inteligent. In love they are jealous, not intentionally so but because of the basic inconsistency of their personality. There is a side to Greenways which can be deeply emotional, and another, nervous and withdrawn.