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

The name Grier is a girl's name of Scottish origin meaning "alert, watchful". Grier and discussed in our forums with posts like "namebank: 10 siblings! 6 girls, 4 boys".

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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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Famous People Named Grier

Pam Grier, U.S. actress
Nash Grier, Internet star and part time sexist pig
Hayes Grier, Internet star (born Benjamin Hayes Grier)
Will Grier, American football quarterback for the West Virginia Mountaineers
Grier Hammond Henchy, daughter of Brooke Shields

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