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Gregg

First Name
37k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
26k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gregg

"Gregg" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Vigilant,, Watchful". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A patronymic surname​ derived from Gregory and Gregor.
  2. A male given name, a pet form of Gregory, or transferred from the surname.

Notable Persons Named Gregg

Gregg Allman is a singer-songwriter and musician. He was most prominent from 1960 to present. Gregg was given the name Gregory LeNoir Allman on December 8th, 1947 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.

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Gregg Popovich is a basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs in the National Basketball Association. Gregg was born on January 28th, 1949 in East Chicago, Indiana.

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Gregg Sulkin is an actor. His ongoing career started in 2002. Gregg was born on May 29th, 1992 in Westminster, London, England. Gregg is also known as Greggory.

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Gregg Henry is an actor and musician. Gregg was born on May 6th, 1952 in Lakewood, Colorado, U.S.

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Gregg Rolie is a rock, roll, and hard rock musician. He plays Hammond organ. His ongoing career started in 1965. Gregg was given the name Gregg Alan Rolie on June 17th, 1947 in Seattle, Washington.

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Girl Talk is a glitch, experimental plunderphonics, mashup, hip-hop, glitch (music), experimental music, plunderphonics, mashup (music), and hip hop music musician. He plays Laptop. His ongoing career started in 2001. Girl was given the name Gregg Michael Gillis on October 26th, 1981.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Gregg

Clark Gregg is an actor, director, screenwriter, and voice actor. He was most prominent from 1988 to present. Clark was given the name Robert Clark Gregg on April 2nd, 1962 in Boston, Massachusetts , U.S.

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Harry Gregg is a soccer player for the Linfield F.C., Coleraine F.C., Doncaster Rovers F.C., Manchester United F.C., Stoke City F.C., and Northern Ireland national football team. Harry was born on October 27th, 1932 in Magherafelt, Northern Ireland.

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Viola Liuzzo was a civil rights activist, civil, political rights, and civil rightsactivist. Viola was given the name Viola Fauver Gregg on April 11th, 1925 in California, Pennsylvania. She passed away on March 25th, 1965.

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John Gregg is a Speaker of the Indiana House of Representatives. John was born on September 6th, 1954 in Linton, Indiana.

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Judd Gregg is a Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, Chairman of the Senate Health Committee, Chairman of theSenate Health Committee, and 76th Governor of New Hampshire. He was most prominent from 2005 to 2007. Judd was born on February 14th, 1947.

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Her most notable accomplishments were from 1946 to 1986. Virginia was born on March 6th, 1916 in Harrisburg, Illinois, U.S. She passed away on September 15th, 1986.

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How popular is the baby name Gregg in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 5 0 5
1912 7 0 7
1913 7 0 7
1914 6 0 6
1915 6 0 6
1916 15 0 15
1917 12 0 12
1918 13 0 13
1919 9 0 9
1920 20 0 20
1921 14 0 14
1922 19 0 19
1923 11 0 11
1924 13 0 13
1925 12 0 12
1926 11 0 11
1927 18 0 18
1928 12 0 12
1930 16 0 16
1931 13 0 13
1932 11 0 11
1933 15 0 15
1934 12 0 12
1935 22 0 22
1936 27 0 27
1937 38 0 38
1938 41 0 41
1939 36 0 36
1940 58 0 58
1941 77 0 77
1942 86 0 86
1943 116 0 116
1944 154 0 154
1945 173 0 173
1946 319 0 319
1947 518 0 518
1948 523 0 523
1949 558 0 558
1950 626 0 626
1951 638 0 638
1952 733 0 733
1953 813 0 813
1954 948 5 943
1955 1,301 0 1,301
1956 1,442 7 1,435
1957 1,545 0 1,545
1958 1,482 7 1,475
1959 1,592 5 1,587
1960 1,748 13 1,735
1961 1,765 13 1,752
1962 1,900 0 1,900
1963 1,750 0 1,750
1964 1,505 0 1,505
1965 1,240 7 1,233
1966 1,140 6 1,134
1967 969 12 957
1968 950 8 942
1969 886 0 886
1970 942 0 942
1971 777 5 772
1972 629 0 629
1973 539 7 532
1974 484 5 479
1975 502 8 494
1976 484 0 484
1977 469 0 469
1978 369 5 364
1979 314 0 314
1980 302 0 302
1981 290 0 290
1982 212 0 212
1983 188 0 188
1984 159 0 159
1985 168 0 168
1986 153 0 153
1987 146 0 146
1988 148 0 148
1989 132 0 132
1990 124 0 124
1991 105 0 105
1992 104 0 104
1993 72 0 72
1994 71 0 71
1995 67 0 67
1996 57 0 57
1997 49 0 49
1998 42 0 42
1999 43 0 43
2000 41 0 41
2001 26 0 26
2002 41 0 41
2003 35 0 35
2004 29 0 29
2005 29 0 29
2006 31 0 31
2007 23 0 23
2008 20 0 20
2009 25 0 25
2010 24 0 24
2011 15 0 15
2012 20 0 20
2013 17 0 17
2014 14 0 14
2015 15 0 15
2016 13 0 13

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Popularity of Gregg as a first name

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Popularity of Gregg as a last name

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Common last names for Gregg

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gregg U.S.
  White 82.87% 64.26%
  African American 11.22% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.35% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.79% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.23% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gregg

People with the last name Gregg are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Gregg

  • How Popular is the name Gregg? Gregg is the 1,206th most popular name of all time. As a last name Gregg was the 1,386th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gregg have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 36,555 babies born with the first name Gregg in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gregg to occupy the country of Liechtenstein with an estimated population of 36,476 (as of December 31, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gregg? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gregg first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gregg is Monday, November 2nd, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Gregg born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gregg was in 1962 with a total of 1,900 babies. That's a lot of babies named Gregg!
  • Random Gregg Factoid: According to the 1958 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gregg ranks 95th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 71 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1958.
  • Weird things about the name Gregg: Your name in reverse order is Ggerg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gggre. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gregg? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 25,554 people with the last name Gregg.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gregg? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 9 of them will have Gregg as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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