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Meaning name Grendel

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Grendel

Meaning name Grendel
This is the name of a monster killed by Beowulf in the Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf, possibly derived from ent or ettin, meaning "scather." He is said to be a descendant of Cain, and has been described as a giant by some, a troll by others. 
Greet - Variant spelling of Dutch Griet, meaning "pearl."
Greetje - Variant spelling of Dutch Grietje, meaning "pearl."
Greer - Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from a contracted form of Gregor, meaning "watchful; vigilant."
Greta - Short form of Danish/Swedish Margareta, meaning "pearl."
Gretchen - Diminutive form of English Gretta ("pearl"), meaning "little pearl."
Grete -   Short form of Danish/Norwegian Margarete, meaning "pearl."
Grethe - Short form of Danish/Norwegian Margrethe, meaning "pearl."
Gretta - English variant spelling of Danish/Swedish Greta, meaning "pearl."
GrÉagÓir - Irish Gaelic name derived from Norman French Grégoire, meaning "watchful; vigilant." 
Greer - Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from a contracted form of Gregor, meaning "watchful; vigilant." 

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