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Meaning and Origin of: Greener

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : The color green
  • Shakespearean : From King Richard II

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : habitational name from Greenhaugh in Northumberland, named from Old English grēne ‘green’ + halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’. Compare Greenhalgh.
  • Americanized spelling of Ashkenazic Jewish Griner (see Green).
  • Americanized spelling of German Grüner (see Gruener).