First name origin & meaning:

Greek: Watchman

First name variations: Gregorius, Gregorios, Gregori, Gregoire, Gregor, Greger, Gregorio, Gregoor, Griogair, Grioghar, Gregus, Gragos, Greis, Grischa, Grigor, Grigori, Gries, Greg, Graig, Greig, Gregg, Gregson, Grig, Grigg, Grigson, McGregor, Gregory

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Americanized spelling of French Gérald (see Gerald) or Gérou (see Gerou).
  2. Hungarian (also Geró or Gerő): from the personal name Geró, pet form of Gergely, Hungarian form of Gregory.
  3. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with gār, gēr ‘spear’, ‘lance’.
  4. Reduced form of any of various Greek distinguishing nicknames beginning with gero- ‘old’, e.g. Gerovassilis ‘old Basil’, Gerocostas ‘the elder Constantine’, etc.
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