Name Gregory Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Gregory


Gregory is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Gregory

Gregory is an English version of the ancient Greek name Gregorios / Γρηγόριος.

What is the meaning of the name Gregory?

Gregory means “watchful”, “alert” and “shepherd” (from ancient Greek “grēgoreō/γρηγορέω”). Through folk etymology, Gregory also became associated with the Latin word “grex” meaning “herd” or “flock”. Therefore, Gregory has the meaning “shepherd”.

Pronunciation of Gregory

Variants of the name Gregory


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Popularity of the name Gregory

The name Gregory is ranked #6304 overall.

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