Last name origins & meanings:
- English: nickname for a gray-haired man, from Middle English
grice, gris ‘gray’ (Old French gris, apparently
of Germanic origin, and probably a distant cognate of Gray
- English: from Middle English grice, grise ‘pig’ (Old
Norse gríss, probably akin to 1), hence a metonymic
occupational name for a swineherd or a nickname.
- English: Possibly
an Americanized spelling of German Greis.
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