What does Gregg mean?
Gregg /gregg/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name. Gregg's roots are Latin and Greek, and the meaning of the name Gregg is "watchful, vigilant". Gregg is an alternate spelling of Gregory (Latin, Greek). Compare surname Grigg.
How popular is Gregg?
Gregg is a very prominent first name for males (#392 out of 1220, Top 32%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#1267 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Gregg for boys. Gregg entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #220 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Gregory (#316 the previous year), Gregorio, Gregor, Greggory and Greg are the prominent related forms of Gregg. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.5328%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.114%, down 78.6%), with the forms Greg, Gregg, Greggory and Gregorio becoming less in vogue. Gregory (#316) is the most trendy boy name among these. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Gregg and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)