Greg

Greg - A very unique male name



  Jun 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Greg appeared on the charts for the first time in 1925 on position #1821. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Greg and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Greg? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Greg. The baby boy name Greg was given to 9 baby boys in 2012, ranking #3108 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 182,340 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Greg peaked in popularity 58 years ago in 1961 on position 76.



Famous with this name

Greg Berlanti
Greg Kinnear
Greg Bryk


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Greg is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Greg is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #1,756 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,756.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Greg is where you live.


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Greg origin and meaning

Greg is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Greg, pop culture references for the name Greg and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Greg

We've found the following names that sound similar to Greg, sorted by popularity.

George / Gregg / Garrick / Gorge / Giorgio / Graig / Georgios / Georgie / Gehrig / Grace /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20123108
20112521
20102697
20092309
20082017
20072019
20061835
20051671
20041547
20031814
20021663
20011439
20001521
19991403
19981209
19971420
19961131
19951019
1994918
1993999
1992826
1991945
1990738
1989664
1988726
1987548
1986552
1985488
1984430
1983394
1982388
1981374
1980334
1979323
1978275
1977245
1976234
1975217
1974198
1973177
1972172
1971161
1970154
1969151
1968142
1967140
1966124
1965105
196494
196381
196277
196176
196083
195990
1958105
1957127
1956180
1955208
1954226
1953239
1952243
1951247
1950229
1949214
1948178
1947171
1946214
1945315
1944455
1943520
1942639
1941859
1940906
1939922
19381058
19371301
19361293
19251821

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California1756

Even more about Greg


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Greg a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Greg?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1961
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Greg
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 182,340
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1925
2012 births +9

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