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What does Gregor mean?

Gregor Pronunciation of Gregor [gre-gor] as a boys' name is of Scottish and Greek origin. Scottish form of Gregory, and an anglicization of Gaelic Griogair, the source of the Highland surname MacGregor.

Associated with: scottish, greek, gaelic, surname.


21 related forms via Gregory, Griogair: Greagoir, Greer, Greg, Greger, Gregers, Gregg, Greggory, Gregoire, Gregoor, Gregori, Gregorio, Gregorios, Gregorius, Gregoriy, Gregos, Greig, Grigor, Grigori, Grigory, Grygor and Grzegorz.

1 feminine form: Greer.

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

(female) Gregil, Gregro, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gregor Brice (G.B.), ..

How popular is Gregor?

Gregor is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#7391 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Gregor was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex rank of #1868 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gregor name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Greg, Gregg, Greggory, Gregorio (#1974 from current records), Gregory (#346) and Greig are the prominent alternative forms of Gregor listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Gregoor, are uncommon. These forms of Gregor reached the peak of their popularity 55 years ago (usage of 1.2%) and are now much less conventional (usage 0.1%, down 95.6%), with forms such as Greg becoming less in vogue.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arthor, Artor, Egor, Fedor, Gabor, Gaer, Gaeton, Gainor, Gaylor, Gaynor, Geir, Geno, Geof, Georg, Ger, Geron, Gibbor, Gibor, Granger, Greely, Grey, Greydon, Greyson, Grover, Hebor, Igor, Menor, Prior, Pryor, Tedor, Trefor, Trevor, Yegor and Ygor. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gregor.