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What does Greger mean?

Greger Pronunciation of Greger [greger] as a name for boys has the meaning "watchful, vigilant". Greger is a Scandinavian form of Gregory (Latin, Greek).

Associated with: scandinavian.


19 alternative forms via Gregory: Greagoir, Greer, Greg, Gregers, Gregg, Greggory, Gregoire, Gregoor, Gregor, Gregori, Gregorio, Gregoriy, Gregos, Greig, Grigor, Grigori, Grigory, Grygor and Grzegorz.

Creative forms:
(male) Garger, Gregar, ..

(female) Grege, Gregen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Greger Bentley (G.B.), ..

How popular is Greger?

Greger is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#19587 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Gregory (#346 from recent data), Gregorio (#1974), Greig, Gregor, Gregg, Greggory and Greg are the prominent alternative forms of Greger (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Gregoriy, are uncommon. These forms of Greger were at the height of their popularity 55 years ago (adoption of 1.25%) and have become much less popular since (adoption 0.06%, 96% less), with forms like Gregg falling out of fashion. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Greg, Gregg, Greggory, Gregor, Gregorio in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gregory, Greig in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abeer, Allger, Archer, Beemer, Berger, Brewer, Bridger, Cramer, Eadger, Elger, Ellger (see Alger), Fraener, Frazer, Fryer, Gage, Garner, Garnier, Gasper, Gayler, Gayner, Geert, Geir, Gene, Ger, Gere, Gerek, Gomer, Gower, Gradea (see Grady), Gradee, Graeme, Grainger, Grange, Granger, Graves, Graye, Greelea (see Greeley), Grover, Guenter, Gunner, Heber, Heder, Jaeger, Jagger, Keder, Keer, Kiefer, Kuefer (see Kiefer), Lexer, Meier, Meyer, Neper, Nezer, Ofeer, Peder, Peer, Peter, Ranger, Regner, Rodger, Roger, Rutger, Seager, Seeger, Seger, Shefer, Speer, Teger, Tiger, Tigger, Torger, Traver, Trever, Weber and Xever. These names tend to be more frequently used than Greger.

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