Gregory name meaning
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What does Gregory mean?
Gregory means Vigilant Watchman, Watchful or Alert is of Old Greek origin, a gender insensitive name is largely used in Finnish, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian and English. Gregory is English form of Gregorius.
What's Gregory like for a baby name?
Gregory is a popular and timeless boy name with Greek origin. It means "watchful" and has been a classic choice among parents for many years.
What makes this name special is its strong and masculine sound, which gives it a regal and authoritative feel. Gregory has been used by many influential figures throughout history, such as Popes and saints, giving the name an air of importance and respectability.
It is a great choice for parents looking for a traditional name with rich cultural significance.
How do I pronounce Gregory?
You can pronounce the two syllabled name Gregory as g-rego-ry. gr(e)-gory is the different way(s) to pronounce the name.
Variants of Gregory
Nicknames for Gregory
If you're looking for a nickname, there is a Plethora that works with the the baby name Gregory. Some of these are:Names that rhyme with Gregory
How popular is the name Gregory?
Gregory was among the n extremely popular names in United States. Since emerging in 1880 around 710417 babies have been given the name. When at the peak of its usage in 1962, 21960 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 21st position.
However after 200 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but still performing better than most of the names. Additionally, the given name has been in the top 50 baby names 42 times Also, Gregory was a very popular name in France.
Over 80266 babies have been named Gregory since 1950. At the peak of its usage in 1983, the moniker grabbed the 18th spot and 5006 baby boys were given the name.
However after 68 years, the name is on free fall on the charts. Moreover, the given name has been to the top 50 baby names 16 times Also, Gregory was a popular name in New South Wales.
Over 22117 babies have been named Gregory since 1952. At its zenith in 1954, 1295 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 7th position. After 38 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts.
Additionally, the given name has been in the top 10 baby names 11 times
Gregory was a common name in England and Wales. Over 2768 babies have been named Gregory since 1996.
When at the peak of its usage in 1997,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 23 years. Also, Gregory used to be a common name in Belgium, first appeared in 1995 and over 695 babies have been given the name in 22 years.
At the peak of its usage in 1995,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 22 years. Also, Gregory used to be a common name in Queensland, first appeared in 1960 and over 5842 babies have been given the name in 32 years.
At the peak of its usage in 1960,. After 32 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Also, Gregory used to be a common name in Western Australia, first appeared in 1952 and over 2567 babies have been given the name in 13 years.
When at its peak in 1957,. After 13 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Moreover, the first name has been to the top 10 baby names 13 times
Gregory is a familiar baby name in Ireland, it has been in use since 1964 and was able to reach the top 100 names.
In 1967, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 72 on boy names chart when 86 babies were given the name Gregory. Over 2080 babies in Ireland have been named Gregory.
The given name is a unique baby name in Switzerland, it has been in use since 1998 and was able to reach the top 200 names. In 1999, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 171 on boy names chart when 46 babies were named Gregory.
Over 512 babies in Switzerland have been named Gregory.
But Gregory is a popular baby name in England where every 1 in 3000 have the name as well as in, South Africa, Haiti, Canada, Nigeria, Venezuela, Kenya, Tanzania, Israel, Australia and Poland.
According to our evaluation, at least 900000 people have been bestowed Gregory around the globe.
Gregory in Nordic countries
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What numerology tells about Gregory?
You are always open to new adventures. Trust your intuition when it tells you a person isn't to be trusted. Meditation is your thing. You know good things don't just fall out of heaven. You have to earn them with hard work and dedication. Focus on your dreams and create the life you always imagined for yourself. Working on your career is what makes you happy. All you care about is your satisfaction.
Parents who liked Gregory, loved these names
- Jolande - Girl name Jolande came from Greek, English and Old Greek, meaning of Jolande is "Violets Bloom" is used in Finnish, Danish and Swedish
- Philippe - Rare unisex name Philippe is of Old Greek origin, used predominantly in English, French and Danish languages, meaning of Philippe is "Lover of Horses or Friend of Horses"
- Ellah - Unheard-of Ellah has its origin in Old Greek and Old Provençal, Ellah means "Torch, My God is Perfect and The Name of a Fairy-tale Heroine" is used for girls. Ellah is derivative of Ella.
- Margareth - Originated from Greek, Anomalous Margareth is used majorly in Swedish and Finnish, Margareth means "Pearl" is bestowed upon girls
- Kaitlynn - Origin of Well-Liked Kaitlynn is in Old Greek, meaning of Kaitlynn is "The Pure" used as a gender insensitive name is used in English
Sibling Names for Gregory
If you're considering naming your baby boy Gregory, you might be curious about some great options for his siblings' names. Whether you're looking for something that complements Gregory's classic charm or something more unique, here are some ideas to inspire you.
Names for Gregory's sister
Brother for Gregory
Famous people named Gregory
- Gregory the Illuminator, patron saint and first official head of the Armenian Apostolic Church
- Gregory of Nazianzus, 4th-century Archbishop of Constantinople
- Gregory of Nyssa,
- Gregory of Tours, Gallo-Roman historian and Bishop of Tours
- Gregory Palamas, prominent theologian and ecclesiastical figure of the late Byzantine period
- Gregory Nagy, American professor of Classics at Harvard University
- Gregory Mathews, Australian-born amateur ornithologist
- Gregory Rabassa, American literary translator
- Gregory Thaumaturgus, Christian bishop of the 3rd century
- Gregory Wannier, Swiss physicist
- Gregory of Narek, Armenian mystical and lyrical poet, monk
- Gregory Baker Wolfe, United States diplomat during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, and later President of two urban institutions of higher education, Portland State University in Portland
- Gregory King, English genealogist, engraver and statistician
- Gregory Fossedal, American writer and political/economic theorist
- Gregory Chudnovsky,
- Gregory Scott Johnson, was legally executed for beating and stomping 82-year-old Ruby Hutslar to death
- Gregory Breit, Russian-born American physicist and professor at NYU
- Gregory Currie, is Professor of Philosophy
- Gregory Heisler, professional photographer
- Gregory, Exarch of Ravenna
- Gregory Orr, American writer and director of documentary and fiction films
- Gregory Schulte, U.S. ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency
- Gregory of Utrecht, was born of a noble family at Trier
- Gregory Clement, English Member of Parliament and one of the regicides of King Charles I
- Gregory of Khandzta, prominent Georgian ecclesiastic figure and a founder and leader of numerous monastic communities
- Gregory Possehl, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania and curator of the Asian Collections at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
- Gregory Prince, American pathology researcher, businessman, author
- Gregory Serper, Grandmaster of chess
- Gregory of Valencia, Spanish humanist and scholar
- Gregory Corbitt, member of the team that won the silver medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics
- Gregory V. Palmer, American Bishop of The United Methodist Church
- Gregory Markopoulos, American experimental filmmaker
- Gregory Yong, second, and the first local
- Gregory IV of Naples, firstborn son of Duke Sergius II of Naples and successor of his paternal uncle
- Gregory Chaitin, Argentine-American mathematician and computer scientist
- Gregory Goodwin Pincus, scientist
- Gregory Bateson, English anthropologist, social scientist, linguist
- Gregory Jarvis, American engineer
- Gregory J. Harbaugh, former NASA astronaut
- Gregory T. Linteris, astronaut
- Gregory Vlastos, scholar of ancient philosophy
- Gregory S. Paul, American freelance researcher
- Gregory II of Constantinople, was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople between 1283–1289
- Gregory Cochran, American anthropologist and author
- Gregory Olsen, American entrepreneur, engineer and scientist who,
- Gregory Yob, American computer game designer
- Gregory H. Johnson, NASA astronaut and a retired colonel
- Gregory Dix, English monk and priest of Nashdom Abbey
- Gregory of Nin, medieval Croatian bishop of Nin
- Gregory VII of Constantinople, was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople
- Gregory Benford, American science fiction author and astrophysicist
- Gregory Peck, American actor
- Gregory Blaxland, English pioneer farmer and explorer in Australia
- Gregory Corso, American poet
- Gregory Hines, American dancer, actor, singer, and choreographer
- Gregory Skovoroda, S. 110
- Gregory Crewdson, American photographer
- Gregory La Cava, American film director best
- Gregory Keyes,
- Gregory Helms, American professional wrestler currently signed to Ring of Honor
- Gregory Mcdonald, American mystery writer whose most famous character is investigative reporter Irwin Maurice "Fletch" Fletcher
- Gregory Charles Rivers, Hong Kong actor of Australian heritage
- Gregory Isaacs, Jamaican reggae musician
- Gregory Smith, Canadian-American actor, writer, and director
- Gregory Maguire, American novelist
- Gregory Abbott, American singer, musician, composer and producer
Lists having Gregory
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- Popular Boy Names in United States (1996)
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- Popular Boy Names in New South Wales (1990)
- Popular Boy Names in Queensland (1991)
- Popular Boy Names in Western Australia (1965)
- Baby Names that mean Vigilant
- Baby Names that mean Watchman
- Baby Names that mean Watchful
- Baby Names that mean Alert