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Name Gregory

Meaning:the watchfulTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Short forms:Greg, Gregg
Topics:Asteroid 2527 Gregory, discovered 1981
Saints:Gregory the Great
US 2015 rank:#346     ... 344:Nash, 345:Jaylen, 346:Gregory, 347:Emanuel, 348:Killian ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Grégory, Gregor, Grégoire, Gregoria, Gregorio, Grigori, Grzegorz     Details
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About Gregory/Gregoria, the group of names with the same origin as Gregory

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
England+Wales decadesGraph1984 85,  1974 81,  1964 781954 94
France 2002 138
Switzerland 1997 138
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 191,  1990-1999 70,  1980-1989 46,  1970-1979 29,  1960-1969 23
USA prevalence 1990 37
USA yearlyGraph2015 346,  2014 316,  2013 298,  2012 287,  2011 279,  2010 268,  2009 247,  2008 236,  2007 223,  2006 208,  2005 202,  2004 194,  2003 185,  2002 169,  2001 157,  2000 138,  1999 122,  1998 109,  1997 103,  1996 98,  1995 84,  1994 76,  1993 65
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