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Gender: Female Meaning of Grier: "alert, watchful" Origin of Grier: Scottish, spelling variation of Greer

Grier Origin and Meaning

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

Brooke Shields chose this name for her younger daughter. It's one of the original androgynous movie star names, precursor to Drew and Glenn and Cameron, borne by Greer Garson.

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cheesy-biscuit Says:

2018-04-13T18:10:27

I don't know why but this name makes me think of dreary and boring

ambercat Says:

2018-03-04T00:32:44

And I just thought this was a common typographical error people made when spelling my surname (which happens to be German with an unflattering meaning I doubt anyone would stick on a kid). I had no idea it was an actual name. Learn something new everyday.

LaurenDH Says:

2016-05-21T23:45:05

'Nash Grier, sexist pig'

No one change it.

Lumi Rose Says:

2016-01-09T02:25:46

Not my taste...

Yessica Says:

2015-12-23T20:35:13

"Nash Grier, sexist pig " omg

ThistleThorn Says:

2015-05-07T20:39:00

Except that Nash Grier is awful.

DearestJules Says:

2014-12-21T05:46:00

Nameberry has Grier and Greer only listed as girls names, but to me they're very unisex.

SparkleNinja18 Says:

2014-10-26T03:41:41

This name reminds me of the words "gross" and "eerie". Not a pretty sound.

Alicia1 Says:

2014-10-26T03:08:08

Cute Scottish name!

FUNCTIONBASIC Says:

2014-08-11T04:42:48

""""'famous people named grier'
-nash grier: horrible human"""

god bless u nameberry