Greg - boys name

Greg name popularity, meaning and origin

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Greg name meaning:

The name Greg is of Greek origin and has its roots in the name Gregory, which means "watchful" or "vigilant." It is derived from the Greek word "gregoros," which translates to "alert" or "awake." The name Greg has been commonly used as a standalone name in English-speaking countries since the 20th century.

People named Greg are often characterized as diligent, observant, and responsible individuals. They possess a keen sense of awareness and are attentive to their surroundings. Gregs are often known for their strong work ethic, as they are highly motivated and committed to their tasks. They have a natural ability to focus and pay attention to detail, making them excellent problem solvers.

In addition to these positive traits, Gregs are also known for their loyalty and reliability in personal relationships. They are often seen as trustworthy friends and partners who can be relied upon in times of need. Overall, the name Greg carries a sense of dependability and attentiveness, making it a strong and respectable name for boys.

Origin: Celtic


Related names

Greg , Gnegon, Gregg, Gregorio

Other boys names beginning with G


Overall UK ranking: 4789 out of 4789

3 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

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  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Greg

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