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Name Gergely

Meaning:the watchfulTools:

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About the name Gergely in particular

Languages of use:Hungarian
Diminutives:Gergö, Gergõ
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Sergey     Details
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About Gregory/Gregoria, the group of names with the same origin as Gergely

Meaning/translation:the watchful
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin, male:late Roman cognomen with a Greek origin
 popular among the early Christians, interpreted as watchfully awaiting the return of Jesus
 in the Middle Ages a very popular name for popes
 until now there were 16 popes with this name
Words:gregoros = watchful, alert  Old Greek
Topics:Popes, Roman nickname
Variants' top ranks:8:Gergö Hungary 2012,  11:Grzegorz Poland 2012,  20:Gregor Estonia 2013,  23:Gregory USA 1960-1969,  38:Gergely Hungary 2003,  61:Greg Scotland 1998,  63:Joris Netherlands 2015,  86:Grégory France 1998,  96:Grégoire France 1998,  195:Gregg USA 1960-1969
Old/original forms:Gregorios Old Greek, Gregorius Latin
Name variants:Gregoria, Jorina, Jorinde, Gergely, Gergö, Gergõ, Greg, Gregg, Grégoire, Gregor, Gregorio, Gregory, Grégory, Grigori, Grigorij, Grischa, Grzegorz, Joris   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Gergely

HungaryGraph2014 58,  2013 56,  2012 51,  2011 45,  2010 45,  2009 43,  2008 47,  2007 44,  2006 48,  2005 46,  2004 42,  2003 38,  2002 38