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  1. GreerHeart
    • Origin:

      Scottish contraction of surname Gregor, Latin
    • Meaning:

      "alert, watchful"
    • Description:

      Greer is typically used as a girl name in the US, particularly in this form. The spelling Grier is gender-neutral, given to boys about 43 percent of the time.
  2. GreerHeart
    • Origin:

      Scottish, contraction of surname Gregor; Latin
    • Meaning:

      "alert, watchful"
    • Description:

      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.