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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

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

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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).

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