Gender: Female Meaning of Greer: "alert, watchful" Origin of Greer: Scottish, contraction of surname Gregor; Latin

Greer Origin and Meaning

The name Greer is a girl's name of Scottish origin meaning "alert, watchful".

This attractive Scottish surname choice, has a certain amount of glamour thanks to feisty British-born red-haired forties Academy Award winner Greer Garson, who was born Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson--Greer was her Irish mother's maiden name). Greer was chosen much more recently by Kelsey Grammer for his daughter and by Brooke Shields in the Grier form. As a surname, it's associated with feminist writer/activist Germaine Greer.

Greer makes a good, strong, sophisticated and distinctive middle-name prospect.

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