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What does Grigory mean?

Grigory Pronunciation of Grigory [grig-o-ry] as a boys' name. The meaning of Grigory is "watchful, vigilant". Grigory is a Russian form of Gregory (Latin, Greek).


Grigory has 5 variants: Greggory, Gregori, Gregorio, Gregoriy and Grigori.

10 more different relations via Gregory: Greger, Gregers, Gregoire, Gregoor, Gregor, Gregos, Grigor, Grigorios, Grygor and Grzegorz.

Creative forms:
(male) Grigore, Grigre, ..

(female) Grigoe, Grigone, ..

Middle name pairings:
Grigory Antonio (G.A.), ..

How popular is Grigory?

Grigory is an uncommon given name for males. Grigory is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Grigory (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Gregory (#346 last year), Gregorio (#1974), Gregor and Greggory. Usage of these forms of Grigory was at its apex 55 years ago (median #857) and has become much less since (#1580, 94% less usage). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aimory, Diggory, Digory, Gainor, Gibor, Gridley, Gridly (see Gridley) and Grimsly. Like Grigory, these names are not frequently used.

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