Greer: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Greer

Greer

Pronunciation: GREER (key)

Origin of the name Greer:

Transferred use fo the surname originating in the Middle Ages from a contraction of Gregor, a cognate of the Latin Gregorius (watchful, vigilant). The name became popular as a female name in the 20th century from its association with actress Greer Garson, who was given her mother's maiden name.

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Pronunciation for Greer: G as in "green (G.R.IY.N)" ; R as in "read (R.IY.D)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; R as in "read (R.IY.D)"

Greer is the feminine form of Gregory.

Also a town in NW South Carolina (population: 10,525)

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Greer has variant form in: Grier, Gryr, Grear

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Meanings and history of the name Greer: | Edit

Greer is of Latin origin and it is used mainly in English. The name Greer means 'watchful'. Also Watcher, Watchful, Alert, Guardian

The girl name Greer is pronounced 'GRIHR' 1 syll. gree(r), gr-e-er.

Famous real-life people named Greer: | Edit

Greer Germaine, Australian writer and feminist.
Greer Garson, movie actress
Greer Grammer, daughter of actor Kelsey Grammer

Greer in song, story & screen: | Edit

Greer Nelson, real name of Tigra in Marvel comics

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