What does Greig mean?
Associated with: scottish.
(male) Gareig, Grego, ..
(female) Gregae, Greige, .. Middle name pairings:
Greig Alberto (G.A.), ..
How popular is Greig?
Greig is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#11547 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Greig entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #1987 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Gregory (#346 a year ago), Gregor, Gregg, Greg and Graig are the prominent varying forms of Greig. Usage of these forms of Greig was at its apex during 1960-1969 (usage of 1.2%) and is now much diminished (usage 0.1%, 95.9% less), with forms such as Gregory becoming somewhat dated.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Craig▼, Geir, Grey▲ and Kraig. These names tend to be more commonly used than Greig.See names in meaning and etymology.