US Popularity:9732
Origin:Greek
Meaning:watchful; vigilant
Greek in origin, Greg is a boy's name largely attributed to a guiding, protective force. Stemming from the Greek name Grēgórios and later the Latin Gregorius, Greg means "watchful" or "vigilant." Most fittingly, the name finds close proximity to the Latin noun grex, and its stem greg, meaning "flock." Such ties grant Greg the stature of a shepherd, faithfully watching over their flock with a calm and comforting hand. As the newest member of your cherished family, little Greg is sure to hold a special place as a loving guide and attentive figure.

Famous People Named Greg

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  • Greg Maddux
    Baseball Player

Greg Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Greg is currently #2108 on The Bump
Boy:Greg is currently #633 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Greg is currently #9732 in U.S. births
Boy:Greg is currently #3302 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2022
#9732
in 2022
- 2682
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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