(No offense intended.) But even though this is an old name, it sounds a little trendy. I had two teachers in middle school with the last name Greer/Grier (one of each). As a teenage girl named greer, I get nothing but compliments about my name! Nameberry is a registered trademark of Nameberry, LLC. It reminds me of Nash Grier, the sexist and rude vine star. Commentdocument.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "ad5cf6446c9eef2744a430de63639bad" );document.getElementById("a8e39cd421").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); If you purchase a product or service linked from this site, we may receive an "affiliate commission". It's just my opinion. Greer, jeer, sneer, beer, fear, dear/deer, leer, hear.......and more. We love it!!! It isn't very appealing for either gender to me. Nice choice for those wanting to honor their Scottish roots. To rate names on Nameberry, please register for an account or log in to an existing account. Greer Name Statistics. So altogether, green eerie or gross eerie, neither of which are nice. Greer reminds me of "eerie" and "green" or "gross". Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland. Connaître ses variations vous aidera à construire votre arbre généalogique. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure. © 2020 Nameberry.com. Some people say knowing someone with a certain name ruins that name for you. It can be hard growing up with a different name, something to keep in mind when posting comments like this! There are 50,000 military records available for the last name Greer. I know! I kinda thought that as well, he's a complete douchebag. It sounds like Grease, and rear. Read our baby name articles for useful tips regarding baby names and naming your baby. Below you will find the popularity of the baby name Greer displayed annually, from 1880 to the present day in our name popularity chart. Analysis of Greer Name Capable , Warrior , Creative. If you are thinking of giving your baby the beautiful name Greer, spread the love and share this with your friends. You've only scratched the surface of Greer' family history. The name Greer is a contracted form of Gregor which originated in the Middle Ages. In 1911 there were 482 Greer families living in Ontario. This was about 14% of all the recorded Greer's in the USA. Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland. We are disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising" and also in accordance to amazon associates programme operating agreement. Greer Origin and Meaning. The Greer I know is so accepting, kind and funny. Some less common occupations for Americans named Greer were Truck Driver and Housekeeper, View Census data for Greer | Data not to scale. And fits her to a tee! Greer is a Scottish name meaning: “watchful”. Note: The data above is from the Social Security Administrator of United States, (more info here) from Social Security card applications for births in US for every name, from 1880 up to the present year. It seems better suited to a boy in my opinion. What did your Greer ancestors do for a living. We got soooo many negative comments on her name, but after they get to know her, can't imagine it any other way! For names with the same popularity, the tie is solved by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order.