Greiner Name & History

Origin:

German

History:

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 places called Grein in Bavaria and Austria

References:

www.ancestry.com (accessed April 26, 2010)