♂ Name Gregory – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Gregory

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Gregory is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Gregory

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

Meaning of 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

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