Greg - Meaning Of Greg, What Does Greg Mean?

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Greg Meaning


What does Greg mean, popularity, numerology and more.

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.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 3805 in baby name popularity for boys with 27 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Greg Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Greg has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Greg to other names.

Greg is a form of the name Gregorius, Gregorios.

Greg is a diminutive (nickname) of Gregory.

The name Gregory is derived from the Latin name Gregorius which in turn was derived from the Greek name Gregorios. Gregorios is a derivative of the word gregorein which means "to be watchful, alert or vigilant".

The name was borne by a number of early saints and was very popular with early Christians who were mindful to "be sober, be vigilant".

Variants of the name Greg include Gregg.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Greg in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

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.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Greg Numerology page.

Greg Numerology
Greg in Hieroglyhics
Greg in Nautical Flags
Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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