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Name Greg

Meaning:the watchfulTools:

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About the name Greg in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Is short form of:Gregory
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Gregg, Grey     Details
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About Gregory/Gregoria, the group of names with the same origin as Greg

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
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SeriesGraphRankings
ScotlandGraph2003 98,  2001 74,  2000 76,  1999 69,  1998 61
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 771,  1980-1989 465,  1960-1969 100
USA yearlyGraph1995 978,  1994 954,  1993 870
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