US Popularity:1019
Meaning:watchful, vigilant
From the Greek Gregōrios emerges Gregory, a boy's name tasked as being "vigilant" and "watchful." A favored title for over 1,500 years, Gregory has so long intertwined with Christianity that it has enveloped the Latin grex, meaning "flock," into its meaning. And so, Gregory represents one who is protective yet soothing, a mindful leader guiding their peers through any strife.

Famous People Named Gregory

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  • Gregory Peck
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    Baseball Player
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    TV Actor

Gregory Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Gregory is currently #1266 on The Bump
Boy:Gregory is currently #343 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Gregory is currently #1019 in U.S. births
Boy:Gregory is currently #347 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 17
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Gregory

  • Behind the Name, Gregory, May 2020

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, Gregory, January 2018

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, gregarious, December 2023

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