Name Greer Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Greer


Greer is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Greer?

The given name Greer derived from a Scottish surname, which was derived from name Gregor.

What does the name Greer mean?

Greer means “alert” and “watchful” (from ancient Greek “grēgoreō/γρηγορέω”). Through folk etymology, Greer also became associated with the Latin word “grex” meaning “herd” or “flock”. Therefore, Greer has the meaning “shepherd”.

Pronunciation of Greer

Popularity of the name Greer

The name Greer is ranked #12262 overall.

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