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Greg Meaning


What does Greg mean?

The name Greg is of Latin and Greek origin.

The meaning of Greg is "watchful, alert, vigilant".

It is also of Scottish origin, where its meaning is "watchful, vigilant".

Greg is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Greg.

The Given Name Greg

Greg is a form of Gregorius, Gregorios. See Gregorius, Gregorios for further details.

Greg is a simple and memorable name.

This 1 syllable name has grace and charm.

Although unique, your little stylish Greg, is sure to make it a memorable one.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Greg Germann, Greg Grunberg, and Greg Kinnear.

Greg Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 3,113 in baby name popularity for boys with 37 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 3,303 in baby name popularity for boys with 34 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Greg sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Greg Name Popularity Page.

Greg Related Names

Greg is a form of Gregorius, Gregorios.

Greg is a diminutive of Gregory.

Variants of the name Greg include Gregg.

Famous Gregs

  • Greg Germann ~ Actor
  • Greg Grunberg ~ Actor
  • Greg Kinnear ~ Actor
  • Greg Vaughan ~ Actor

Greg Numerology

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Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Greg.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Greg Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Greg in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Greg.

Just for fun, see the name Greg in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Greg in Nautical Flags page.