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Gender: M Meaning of Gregory: "vigilant, a watchman" Origin of Gregory: Greek Gregory's Popularity in 2013: #299

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This Greek name of sixteen popes and fifteen saints, the gregarious Gregory became big in this country with the emergence of admirable actor Gregory Peck (born Eldred) in the late 1940s. In the 1950s and sixties, it was in the Top 30 for around twenty-five years, with nickname Greg becoming a Cool Dude name. Gregory has slipped sharply over the last decade, but is still now at Number 299. So while Gregory may have morphed into an Upstanding Dad Name, it carries the winning combination of deep roots and a modern feel and still deserves consideration.

In addition to Gregory Peck, there have been dancer-actor Gregory Hines, racer Greg Lemond, golfer Greg Norman and musician Gregg Allman. Gregory Goyle is a Harry Potter wizard.

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Famous People Named Gregory

Gregory Peck, American actor
Gregory Hines, American actor/singer/dancer
Gregory Frank Raposo, American singer/actor
Gregory Campbell, Canadian NHL Hockey player
Gregory Fernan Hutchinson, American rapper
Gregory Romano, son of actor Ray Romano
Gregory Michael Cipes, American actor
Gregory "Greg" Horan, brother of Niall Horan

Pop Culture References for the Name Gregory

Greg Brady, brother in the TV show "The Brady Bunch"
Gregory House, main character in the TV show "House, MD"
Gregory Jackson, famous YouTuber who also goes by Onision
Gregory "Greg" Heffley, main character in "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" book series by Jeff Kinney
D. I. Greg Lestrade, character from the BBC TV show "Sherlock"
Gregory Edgeworth, character from the "Ace Attorney" series

Greg, Gregg, Greggory, Gregori, Gregorie, Gregry

Gregory's International Variations

Gregos (Danish) Gregoor (Dutch) Grégoire (French) Jörn, Gredorius (German) Gregorios (Greek) Gergo (Hungarian) Greagóir (Irish Gaelic) Gregors (Latvian) Gregor (Norwegian) Grigorii, Grigor, Grisha, Grigori (Russian) Gregorio (Spanish) Gries, Greger (Swedish)