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Greg Name Popularity

How popular is the name Greg? Here’s everything we know.

  • In 2018 Greg was the 2,811th most popular boys name, representing 0.0004% of boy births in the U.S.

  • Since 1910 Greg has been the 337th most popular boys name, representing 0.05% of boy births in the U.S.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 1,621 5 0.0004%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 1,196 7 0.0007%
1937 1,198 7 0.0007%
1938 1,004 13 0.0013%
1939 895 18 0.0018%
1940 878 21 0.002%
1941 845 24 0.0021%
1942 636 60 0.0048%
1943 523 105 0.008%
1944 454 138 0.0111%
1945 315 313 0.0257%
1946 214 756 0.0512%
1947 171 1,295 0.0776%
1948 178 1,160 0.0727%
1949 214 835 0.0519%
1950 229 766 0.0476%
1951 249 703 0.0415%
1952 243 743 0.0426%
1953 239 757 0.0428%
1954 226 926 0.0507%
1955 208 1,149 0.0625%
1956 181 1,579 0.0836%
1957 127 2,963 0.154%
1958 105 3,786 0.2003%
1959 90 4,636 0.244%
1960 83 5,089 0.2686%
1961 76 5,390 0.2855%
1962 77 5,367 0.2923%
1963 81 4,840 0.2696%
1964 94 3,973 0.2257%
1965 105 3,178 0.1943%
1966 124 2,449 0.1569%
1967 140 2,086 0.1375%
1968 142 2,032 0.1353%
1969 151 1,971 0.1279%
1970 154 1,999 0.1256%
1971 161 1,686 0.1122%
1972 172 1,422 0.1044%
1973 177 1,286 0.0992%
1974 198 1,086 0.0836%
1975 217 934 0.0727%
1976 234 843 0.0654%
1977 245 810 0.0601%
1978 275 681 0.0507%
1979 323 547 0.0388%
1980 334 528 0.0361%
1981 374 425 0.0289%
1982 388 397 0.0266%
1983 394 387 0.0262%
1984 428 338 0.0227%
1985 482 276 0.0182%
1986 552 214 0.0142%
1987 546 229 0.015%
1988 724 123 0.0079%
1989 658 177 0.011%
1990 730 145 0.0087%
1991 929 84 0.0052%
1992 818 114 0.0071%
1993 973 77 0.0049%
1994 904 95 0.0062%
1995 1,004 77 0.0051%
1996 1,104 61 0.0041%
1997 1,356 38 0.0026%
1998 1,174 56 0.0037%
1999 1,340 41 0.0027%
2000 1,434 39 0.0026%
2001 1,371 45 0.003%
2002 1,553 33 0.0022%
2003 1,677 29 0.0019%
2004 1,450 45 0.003%
2005 1,547 40 0.0026%
2006 1,676 35 0.0022%
2007 1,796 30 0.0019%
2008 1,777 30 0.0019%
2009 1,959 21 0.0014%
2010 2,205 14 0.001%
2011 2,083 16 0.0011%
2012 2,432 9 0.0006%
2013 1,802 26 0.0018%
2014 2,661 6 0.0004%
2015 2,438 9 0.0006%
2016 2,108 15 0.001%
2017 2,977 5 0.0004%
2018 2,811 5 0.0004%

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Data via SSA.gov.


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What names sound like Greg?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Garek

Spear-rule

English

Gerek

Spear ruler

German

Graig

Watchful, vigilant

Greek

Gregg

Watchful, vigilant

Greek


What names are similar to Greg?

Find a name that’s like Greg, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Arek

Mountain of strength

Hebrew

Cree
#1,889 (0.0015%)  
Crew

Group

Latin

#557 (0.0322%)  
Erek

Forever or alone, ruler

Scandinavian

Gaer

Small one

Irish

Gared

English

Garen

Gelding

Irish

Garey

Spear

English

Gore

Spear; wedge-shaped object

English

Goren

Barn floor, granary

Hebrew

Gray

Gray-haired

English

#1,134 (0.0071%)  
Greer

Watchful, vigilant

Greek

#2,812 (0.0004%)  
Gregor

Watchful, vigilant

Greek

Gregos

Watchful, vigilant

Greek

Grey

Gray-haired

English

#702 (0.0204%)  
Reg

Ruler's advisor

Latin


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