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pinWhat does Greg mean?

Greg /greg/ as a boys' name. The name Greg means "watchful, vigilant". Greg is a variant form of Gregory (Latin, Greek). Compare surname Gragg.


Greg has 3 variants: Graig, Gregg and Greig.

Greg has 10 more alternative forms via Gregory: Goyo, Greer, Greger, Gregers, Gregoor, Gregor, Gregori, Gregos, Grigor and Grygor.

Kreatif forms: Gregga, Greggay, Greggi. [more]

pinHow popular is Greg?

Greg is a very popular first name for males (#174 out of 1220, Top 14%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#36381 out of 150436, Top 24%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Charted below is the baby name history of Greg for boys. Greg entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its top position of #105 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Greg name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Greg outside U.S.

Prominent alternative forms of Greg are Gregg, Gregor and Gregory (#316 in 2014). Usage of these relations of Greg reached its peak 54 years ago (median #337) and has become significantly lower since (#829, 74.2% less). Gregory has been the overall favorite, while forms such as Greg used to be popular.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Greg, Gregg, Gregory in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Greg, Gregor outside U.S.

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Suggested similar baby names are Daeg, Gael, Gaer, Gared, Garek, Garen, Garey, Ged, Ger, Gere, Gerek, Glen, Gore, Goren, Gram, Gray, Grey, Oleg and Reg. These names tend to be less frequently used than Greg.