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Greenspan is an English surname popular among Jewish Americans. It is the anglicized form of the German/Yiddish surname Grünspan ("green swarf", "green patina", "verdigris", "copper(II) acetate"). Cognate are the surnames Grynszpan and Grinshpan (Poland, Romania, Hungary). Notable people with the surname include:

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  1. ^ (2010), U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1 [database on-line], Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc.