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Name Joris

Meaning:the watchfulTools:

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Languages of use:German, Dutch, Low German
US 2020 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Joris, Boris, Doris, Jördis, Jorin, Joriz, Loris, Aris, Baris, Borys     Details
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About Gregory/Gregoria, the group of names with the same origin as Joris

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:Joris Lithuania 2018,  8:Gergö Hungary 2012,  11:Grzegorz Poland 2012,  16:Gregor Estonia 2018,  23:Gregory USA 1960-1969,  38:Gergely Hungary 2003,  61:Greg Scotland 1998,  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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Belgium prevalence 2013 141
France 2002 128
LithuaniaGraph2018 82017 10
NetherlandsGraph2017 92,  2016 98,  2015 632014 87,  2013 93,  2012 73,  2011 88,  2010 79,  2009 93,  2008 78
SwitzerlandGraph2019 1842016 190,  1997 532
Switzerland/GermanGraph2020 162,  2019 1302018 198,  2017 148,  2016 135
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