Meaning and Origin of: Grasser

Family name origins & meanings

  • South German : nickname for an irascible person, from an inflected form of Middle High German graz ‘intense’, ‘angry’.
  • South German (Grässer) : from Middle High German gras ‘grass’ + the agent suffix -er (see Graser).
  • Swiss German : nickname for a complainer, from Middle High German graz ‘passionate’, ‘furious’.