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Name Gregor

Meaning:the watchfulTools:

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About the name Gregor in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, Scottish
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Gregory, Grégory, Egor, Greg, Gregg, Grégoire, Gregoria, Gregorio, Grigori, Grzegorz     Details
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About Gregory/Gregoria, the group of names with the same origin as Gregor

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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Austria 1999 58
Estonia 2013 20
ScotlandGraph2015 172,  2014 155,  2013 115,  2012 128,  2011 119,  2010 104,  2009 92,  2008 100,  2007 91,  2006 79,  2005 70,  2004 82,  2003 70,  2002 68,  2001 62,  2000 73,  1999 621998 82
Switzerland 1997 428
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