Greiner Family History
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Greiner Name Meaning
nickname for a cantankerous or quarrelsome person, from Middle High German griner ‘squabbler’, ‘quarreler’, an agent derivative of grin ‘loud cry’, ‘shout’. habitational name for someone from a place called Grein (see Grein 2).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Breiner, Reiner, Kreiner, Gmeiner, Trenner, Greiser, Greener, Reiber