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Gregg is a baby boy’s name of English origin that means “watchful, alert”. Gregg is a diminutive of Gregory. As an alternative spelling of the traditional name Greg, it’s a unique choice while still being recognizable.

Meaning of the name Gregg:

English: watchful, alert

Origin of the name Gregg:

Gregg is an English baby boy’s name that means “watchful, alert”. Gregg is a diminutive of Gregory and comes from the Greek name Gregorius.

Symbolism of the name Gregg:

Gregg comes from the name Gregory. Gregory is the name of many saints, including Saint Gregory I the Great who was a pope. An additional six popes were also named Gregory.

Style of the name Gregg:


Gender of the name Gregg:

Gregg is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Gregg:


Number of syllables in the name Gregg:


Emotion evoked from the name Gregg:

Gregg evokes feelings of professionalism and positivity.

Alternative spellings for the name Gregg:

Greg, Greig

Nicknames for the name Gregg:

Popularity of the name Gregg:

According to the Social Security Administration, Gregg is a popular baby boy’s name. It was in the top 1000 baby names list from 1938 to 1990. It peaked in 1962 at #167.

Related names for the name Gregg:

Great middle names for the name Gregg and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Gregg:

  • Gregg Charles Popovich (American basketball coach)
  • Gregg Toland (American cinematographer)
  • Gregg Williams (American NFL coach)
  • Gregg Sulkin (English actor)
  • Gregg Turkington (Australian-American actor and comedian)

Gregg in popular culture:

  • Greggory “Gregg” Lee (video game, “Night in the Woods”)
  • Gregg (television, “Regular Show”)
  • Gregg (video games, “Old School Runescape”)
  • Gregg Allman (television, “Family Guy”)
  • Old Gregg (television, “The Mighty Boosh”)
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