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Greg

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Vigilant,, Watchful
  • #748 All Time
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37k Gregg (Greek)

How popular is the name "Greg" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1915707
1920606
1921505
1922707
1924606
192511011
1927909
1928909
193010010
1931909
1932909
1933808
193417017
193519019
193632032
193734034
193849049
193955055
194057057
194176076
19421010101
19431460146
19441880188
19453550355
19468070807
19471,31601,316
19481,18901,189
19498680868
19508030803
19517446738
19527720772
19537950795
19549550955
19551,16601,166
19561,60101,601
19572,97452,969
19583,80153,796
19594,64604,646#90 boy name
19605,09555,090#83 boy name
19615,404125,392#77 boy name
19625,37365,367#77 boy name
19634,86174,854#81 boy name
19643,98053,975#94 boy name
19653,19163,185
19662,46862,462
19672,10882,100
19682,059112,048
19691,99991,990
19702,01892,009
19711,715111,704
19721,44351,438
19731,30761,301
19741,09801,098
19759530953
19768636857
19778285823
19786970697
19795700570
19805570557
19814770477
19824380438
19834140414
19843860386
19853365331
19862755270
19872840284
19882030203
19892330233
19902040204
19911760176
19921720172
19931490149
19941330133
19951290129
19961120112
199799099
19981080108
199985085
200079079
200182082
200270070
200373073
200486086
200591091
200671071
200760060
200868068
200955055
201041041
201145045
201238038
201349049
201427027

Want to know about the populiarty of Greg? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 77,597 babies born with the name Greg in the United States. That's more than enough Gregs to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1915 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Greg" was in 1961 with a total of 5,392 babies. (That's a lot of baby Gregs)

According to the 1962 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Greg" ranks #51 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 191 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1962. Across the entire United States a total of 5,373 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Greg" mean?

Greg (Greek): Vigilant,, Watchful

The name "Greg" is of Greek origin and it means "Vigilant,, Watchful". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 7 other names that are similar to this one.

G is for goal, your eye on the future.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

G is for grace, an admirable trait!

Your name in reverse order is "Gerg". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Greg". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Greg popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Greg in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Greg

Greg Kinnear

Greg Kinnear is an actor and television personality with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1988 to present. Greg was born in 1963 as Gregory Buck Kinnear in Logansport, Indiana, United States.

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Greg Norman

Greg Norman is a golfer. Greg was born in 1955 in Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia.

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Greg Lemond

Greg Lemond is a cyclist. Greg was born in 1961 in Lakewood, California, U.S.

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Greg Maddux

Greg Maddux is a MLB player. Greg was born in 1966 in San Angelo, Texas.

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Greg Proops

Greg Proops is a comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1982 to present. Greg was born in 1959 as Gregory Everett Proops in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.

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Greg Louganis

Greg Louganis is a sportsperson. Greg was born in 1960 in El Cajon, California.

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Past life for Greg born Oct 20, 1930

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Canada approximately on 375. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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