Greener Family History
Greener Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Greenhaugh in Northumberland, named from Old English grene ‘green’ + halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’. Compare Greenhalgh. Americanized spelling of Ashkenazic Jewish Griner (see Green). Americanized spelling of German Grüner (see Gruener).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press