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Gender: Male Meaning of Gregor: "vigilant, a watchman" Origin of Gregor: Scottish form of Gregory

The name Gregor is a boy's name of Greek, Norwegian origin meaning "vigilant, a watchman". Gregor and is often added to lists like British Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Gender Bender Makeover Game".

From the experts:

Danger of conjuring up the Kafka character that woke up one day to find himself turned into a cockroach. Apart from that, this earlier form of Gregory, quite common in Scotland, could make an attractive choice

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Famous People Named Gregor

Gregor Johann Mendel, German-Czech genetics pioneer
Gregor Foitek, Swiss racing driver
Gregor Gracie, Brazilian MMA fighter
Gregor Gysi, German Bundestag politician
Gregor Piatigorsky, Russian-American cellist
Gregor "Gore" Verbinski, American film director

Pop Culture References for the name Gregor

Gregor, main character of the "Gregor the Overlander" series by Suzanne Collins
Gregor Clegane, a knight from George R. R. Martin's "Song of Ice and Fire" series
Gregor Stafford, character in Kit Pearson's novel "The Whole Truth"
Gregor Samsa, main character in Kafka's "The Metamorphosis"