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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gregor

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  1. A male given name, a Scottish form of Gregory.

Gregor was also found in the following language(s): German and Slovak

Notable Persons Named Gregor

Gregor Mendel was a scientist in the field of genetics. Gregor was given the name Johann Mendel on July 20th, 1822 in Heinzendorf bei Odrau, Austrian Empire. He breathed his last breath on January 6th, 1884.

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Gore Verbinski is a film director, screenwriter, producer, and musician. Gore was given the name Gregor Verbinski on March 16th, 1964 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

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Gregor Strasser was an office holder. Gregor was born on May 31st, 1892 in Geisenfeld. He left this life on June 30th, 1934.

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Gregor Robertson is an MLA for Vancouver-Fairview, 39th MayorofVancouver, and MLAforVancouver-Fairview. Gregor was born on September 18th, 1964 in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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Gregor Shapanka is a comics character.

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Gregor Fisher is an actor and comedian. He was most prominent from 1977 to present. Gregor was born on December 22nd, 1953 in Menstrie, Scotland. Gregor is also known as Rab C. Nesbitt.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Gregor

William Gregor was a scientist in the field of mineralogy. William was born on December 25th, 1761 in Trewarthenick. He passed away on June 11th, 1817.

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She was most active from 1920 to 1945. Nora was given the name Eleonora Hermina Gregor on February 3rd, 1901 in Gorizia. She died on January 20th, 1949.

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Michael Gregor is a dark ambient, black metal, neoclassical dark wave, electronic music, industrial metal, and martial industrial musician. He plays Vocals, keyboard, bass, programming, and Programming (music). He was most prominent from 1991 to present. Michael is also known as Silenius.

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A. James Gregor is a scientist in the fields of fascism, marxism, political science, and epistemology. A. was born on April 2nd, 1929 in New York City.

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Duke was born as the child of George, Duke of Mecklenburg, and Irina Mikhailovna Raievskya on March 14th, 1933 in Remplin.

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Pascal Gregor is a soccer player for the FC Nordsjælland, Denmark national under-19 football team, and Denmark national under-21 football team. Pascal was born on February 18th, 1994.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1897 5 0 5
1913 7 0 7
1914 10 0 10
1915 10 0 10
1917 7 0 7
1918 7 0 7
1919 9 0 9
1920 6 0 6
1921 15 0 15
1922 11 0 11
1923 9 0 9
1924 10 0 10
1926 17 0 17
1927 5 0 5
1928 9 0 9
1929 6 0 6
1930 10 0 10
1932 5 0 5
1933 7 0 7
1934 5 0 5
1935 9 0 9
1938 10 0 10
1939 6 0 6
1941 5 0 5
1942 11 0 11
1943 13 0 13
1944 12 0 12
1945 8 0 8
1946 14 0 14
1947 12 0 12
1948 9 0 9
1949 14 0 14
1950 16 0 16
1951 17 0 17
1952 12 0 12
1953 13 0 13
1954 10 0 10
1955 12 0 12
1956 18 0 18
1957 13 0 13
1958 13 0 13
1959 16 0 16
1960 13 0 13
1961 16 0 16
1962 26 0 26
1963 26 0 26
1964 20 0 20
1965 18 0 18
1966 18 0 18
1967 15 0 15
1968 16 0 16
1969 21 0 21
1970 24 0 24
1971 8 0 8
1972 10 0 10
1973 9 0 9
1974 11 0 11
1975 12 0 12
1976 6 0 6
1977 12 0 12
1978 6 0 6
1979 6 0 6
1980 7 0 7
1981 12 0 12
1982 11 0 11
1983 13 0 13
1984 9 0 9
1985 8 0 8
1986 6 0 6
1987 19 0 19
1988 10 0 10
1989 6 0 6
1990 9 0 9
1991 8 0 8
1992 18 0 18
1993 9 0 9
1994 7 0 7
1995 9 0 9
1996 17 0 17
1997 7 0 7
1998 9 0 9
1999 12 0 12
2000 10 0 10
2001 14 0 14
2002 15 0 15
2003 9 0 9
2004 19 0 19
2005 12 0 12
2006 16 0 16
2007 12 0 12
2008 12 0 12
2009 7 0 7
2010 11 0 11
2011 15 0 15
2012 5 0 5
2013 13 0 13
2014 13 0 13
2015 8 0 8
2016 12 0 12
2017 13 0 13

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Popularity of Gregor as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gregor U.S.
  White 93.54% 64.26%
  African American 0.67% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.74% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.93% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gregor

People with the last name Gregor are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gregor

  • How Popular is the name Gregor? Gregor is the 9,671st most popular name of all time. As a last name Gregor was the 7,915th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gregor have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,148 babies born with the first name Gregor in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gregor to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gregor? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1897 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gregor first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gregor is Wednesday, December 25th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Gregor born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gregor was in 1962 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Gregor Factoid: According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gregor is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1996.
  • Weird things about the name Gregor: Your name in reverse order is Rogerg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Egorgr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gregor? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,180 people with the last name Gregor.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gregor? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Gregor as their last name.

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