Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. GREH-go(German)
GREH-gawr(Slovak)
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Meaning & History

German, Scottish, Slovak and Slovene form of Gregorius (see Gregory). A famous bearer was Gregor Mendel (1822-1884), a Czech monk and scientist who did experiments in genetics.

Related Names

VariantsGriogair(Scottish) Grega(Slovene)
DiminutiveGreig(Scottish)
Other Languages & CulturesGrigor, Krikor(Armenian) Ryhor(Belarusian) Grigor(Bulgarian) Grgur, Grga(Croatian) Řehoř(Czech) Gregers(Danish) Gregory, Greg, Gregg(English) Reigo(Estonian) Reijo, Reko(Finnish) Grégoire, Grégory(French) Grigol(Georgian) Grigorios, Grigoris(Greek) Gergely, Gergő(Hungarian) Gréagóir(Irish) Gregorio(Italian) Gregorios, Gregorius(Late Greek) Grigorijs(Latvian) Grigor, Gligor(Macedonian) Gregers(Norwegian) Grzegorz(Polish) Gregório(Portuguese) Grigore(Romanian) Grigori, Grigorii, Grigoriy, Grigory, Grisha(Russian) Gregorio, Goyo(Spanish) Greger(Swedish) Hrihoriy, Hryhoriy(Ukrainian) Grigor(Welsh)
Surname DescendantsGreer, Grier(Scottish)
User SubmissionGrégór

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Name Days

Croatia: December 10
Germany: September 3
Norway: March 12
Slovakia: March 12

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Entry updated June 13, 2019