Name: Gregory

Origin and Meaning of the Name Gregory

  • Meaning:
    Watcher
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (GREG er ee)
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Miscellaneous Info for Gregory

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    St. Gregory is the patron saint of singers and students. He was the first pope named Gregory.

    The Gregorian Calendar was named after Pope Gregory XIII, who devised it.

    Famous Gregorys include actor Gregory Peck, and characters Gregory Goyle from the 'Harry Potter' series, and Gregory House from the TV series 'House'.

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