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Meaning of First Name: Gregory


Name:
Gregory
Pronunciation:
\g-rego-ry, gr(e)-gory\
Gender:
boy
Meaning:
watchful, vigilant
Origin:
Greek
Relate Names:
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Name Sounds Like:
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Popularity

Gregory is a very popular first name for men (#37 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#284 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

Introduction

Gregory \g-rego-ry, gr(e)-gory\ as a boy's name is pronounced GREG-er-ee. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Gregory is "watchful, vigilant". The first of the 16 popes and 10 saints to bear the name was called Gregory the Great. He founded monasteries, reorganized papal administration and fostered the development of the Gregorian chants. Gregor is a Scottish and German variant; Gregori is Russian; Grigor is Welsh and Russian. Actors Gregory Peck, Gregory Hines, Greg Wise, Greg Kinnear; cy

Census About Last Name: Luton


Last Name:
LUTON
Population Rank:
18836
Population:
1343
Occurrences/100,000 people:
0.5
Cumulative proportion/100,000:
74567.32
Non-Hispanic White Only:
76.99%
Non-Hispanic Black Only:
17.2%
Non-Hispanic Asian&Pacific Islander Only:
0.74%
Non-Hispanic American Indian&Alaskan Native Only:
1.19%
Non-Hispanic of 2 or More Races:
2.01%
Hispanic Origin:
1.86 %
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Population Analysis & Evaluation Staff.
Lastnames provided above include all lastnames with over 0.001% frequency in the US population during the 1990 census. The table above includes over 50000 most common last names in America.