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Name Greiner
Type Surname (from location & from nickname)
Pronounced Pron. GRIE-nu(German)
Other Forms FormsGriner, Grein, Grine, Green, Greene, Gruen, Grün, Groen, Grön, Greener, Grien, Grenier, Greinen, Greinier, Grain, Grin, Grine, Griener, Grainer, Grene, Gryner, Grener, Graine, Griene, Greine, Grinie, Greenier, Grüner, Gruener, Groene, Grone, Grona, Gruene, Grundel, Grunder, Grundler, Grinier, Grinder, Grindel, Grindle, Grinde
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Meaning & History

Nickname for a quarrelsome or cantankerous person, derived from Middle High German grīner meaning "squabbler, quarreler" (ultimately an agent derivative of grīn meaning "loud, cry, screaming, shouting"). It could also be denote a person from Grein, a municipality in the state of Upper Austria in Austria.
Added 12/8/2022 by General9696