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What does Grigor mean?

Grigor Pronunciation of Grigor [grig-or] as a name for boys. The name Grigor means "watchful, vigilant". Grigor is a Welsh, Russian form of Gregory (Latin, Greek).


Grigor has 6 variants: Greagoir, Gregoire, Gregoor, Gregor, Griogair and Grygor.

17 more alternative forms via Gregory: Graig, Greer, Greg, Greger, Gregers, Gregg, Greggory, Gregori, Gregorio, Gregoriy, Gregos, Greig, Grigori, Grigorios, Grigory, Grisha and Grzegorz.

Creative forms:
(male) Gior, Grigan, ..

(female) Grigar, Grigra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Grigor Benito (G.B.), ..

How popular is Grigor?

Grigor is a rare given name for males but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#121058 out of 150436, Top 80%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Grigor (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Gregory (#346 from recent data), Gregorio (#1974), Greig, Gregor, Greggory, Greg, Gregg and Graig. Adoption of these relations of Grigor was common among parents 55 years ago (average #921) and has become significantly less since (#1790, 96%), with forms like Gregg going out of style. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Arthor, Artor, Bailor, Egor, Gabor, Gaige, Gainer, Gainor, Gair, Garion, Gaylor, Gaynor, Geir, Gibbor, Gibor, Gidon, Gilon, Gino, Grainger, Granger, Gridly (see Gridley), Griff, Griffon, Grover, Guido, Gurion, Heitor, Igor, Isidor, Izidor, Marinor (see Marriner), Meinor, Minor, Nailor, Olivor, Prior, Pryor, Rainor, Sior, Taibor, Tailor, Tibor, Trefor, Trevor, Vidor, Vitor, Yegor, Ygor and Zailor (see Taylor). These names tend to be more frequently used than Grigor.

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