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 MadduxBaseball Player
Greg Name Popularity Data
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Overall:Greg is currently #2108 on The Bump
Boy:Greg is currently #633 on The Bump Boy Names
Overall:Greg is currently #9732 in U.S. births
Boy:Greg is currently #3302 in U.S. births
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