Gregory - Meaning Of Gregory, What Does Gregory Mean?

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Gregory Meaning


What does Gregory mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Gregory is of Latin and Greek origin.

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

Gregory is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Gre-go-ry.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 299 in baby name popularity for boys with 1169 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

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

Gregory is a form of the name Gregorius, Gregorios.

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 Gregory include Greggoree, Greggory.

The names Gergely, Gergers, Gergori, Greagoir, Gregario, Greger, Gregers, Gregoire, Gregor, Gregoria, Gregorio, Greguska, Grgur, Grigor, Grigore, Grigoriy, Griogair, Grzegorz, Hryhoriy, Kirkor, Krikor, Rehor, Reijo, Reko are all forms of Gregory.

Gregory has the diminutives (nicknames) Greg, Gregg.

Gregory falls into the easy nickname name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Gregory Peck, Gregory LeMond, Gregory Allman, Gregory Hines.

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

Just for fun, see the name Gregory 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 Gregory in Nautical Flags page.

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

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

Keep in mind how popular a name is. Your child may feel that they fit in more with a more popular name. On the other hand, they may feel more special if their name is less popular and more uniquely their own. As you see it can go both ways, so just keep this point in mind as you examine the different possibilities.

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