111+ Marvelous Middle Names for Gregory

  • By: Jess
  • Date: March 18, 2022
  • Time to read: 7 min.

If you’re expecting a child, you undoubtedly have a lot of questions, not to mention things on your To-Do Lists.  Finding a name for your bundle of joy is one of your most important jobs.

Your baby’s name influences how others see him, as well as how he perceives himself. Needless to say, this is a crucial factor to consider!   People spend hours exploring Google and baby name books for the best first name for their child. However, if you devote all of your time and attention to selecting a beautiful first name, you may wind up settling for whatever middle name comes along, which is something you don’t want to do!

We’ve saved you the embarrassment of choosing a second rate name for your baby boy Gregory. After spending hours researching, saying out loud, we’ve come up with the ultimate list of the best names that go with Gregory. We hope you find your perfect name!

What Does The Name Gregory Mean?

Gregory is derived from the Latin name “Gregorius,” which is derived from the late Greek name “o” (Grgórios), which means “watchful, attentive” (derived from Greek “o” “grgorein” meaning “to watch”). However, modern dictionaries render (Gregore) as “fast, rapid,” while “watchful, alert” is translated as “” or “” in modern dictionaries, implying that this traditional meaning is disputed.

People believe that the name of their children can have an impact on their future success in life. It can also have a bearing on a child, what their name means. As a result, people often choose names based on their meanings, believing that the meaning of the child’s name may reflect the nature of the child or influence the child later on.

How do you pronounce Gregory?

Gregory is pronounced as /GREG er ee/

What are middle names for?

According to historical records, the Romans were the first to create the practice of bestowing middle names, which was first mentioned in the fifth century. In ancient Rome, people’s identities were primarily established by three names: the praenomen, which served as a personal name; the nomen, which served as a family name; and the cognomen, which served as a distinguishing mark for the specific branch of the family to which they belonged, among other functions. The more names you had, the better esteemed you were, according to your contemporaries.

The practice of adopting a high number of names began in Western countries during the 1700s and has since grown rapidly. Aristocratic households insisted on giving their children a large number of middle names in order to demonstrate their high social status. 

In the Spanish and Arabic cultures, children are given paternal or maternal names that have been passed down through centuries, allowing parents to trace their children’s ancestors and foremothers back to their own ancestors and foremothers. After some time, the tradition of naming children after deceased family members was maintained in order to ensure that family names be carried down through subsequent generations.

Famous People Called Gregory

  • Gregory of Narek (c. 950–1003/1011), Armenian monk, poet, philosopher and theologian
  • Gregory Chamitoff (born 1962), American astronaut
  • Gregory Chaney (born 1981), American politician
  • Gregory Hines (1946–2003), American dancer, actor, singer and choreographer
  • Gregory Rudelson (born 1988), Israeli judoka and belt wrestler
  • Greg Rusedski (born 1973), Canadian-English tennis player
  • Gregory Rusland (b. 1959), Surinamese politician
  • Gregory Smith (born 1986), American professional wrestler better known as Gregory Iron
  • Gregory Vargas (born 1986), Venezuelan basketball player
  • Grégory Villemin(1980-1984), French murder victim of the highly sensationalized Grégory Affair

How Common is the name Gregory?

The first name Gregory was given to a child in March 2nd, 1870, according to the Social Security Administration’s birth record database.

The name Gregory is the 79th most prevalent name in history. The Social Security Administration has registered 711,238 babies born with the first name Gregory in the United States between the years 1880 and 2019. With a total of 21,964 infants born in 1962, the first name Gregory was the most commonly used.

How to Choose the Perfect Name to go With Gregory

The most appropriate middle name for Gregory is the one that blends nicely with his first and last names. For example, choose the middle names you want for Gregory from the list below and jot them down on a piece of paper.

Say the names out loud with Gregory at the start. For example, Gregory Aaron.  Remove any names that are strange, bizarre, or difficult to pronounce.

Step 2 should be repeated, but this time include the last name and listen to how it sounds. Delete any further names that don’t sound suitable.

Examine the initials of the remaining names and identify the ones that work particularly well together. Make certain that it does not sound absurd or harsh. Consider Gregory for ones that can be given nicknames when they are grouped together.

By the time you are finished with steps 1-4, you will have cut down the selection to a manageable amount of options that will assist you in deciding on the ideal middle name for Gregory.

50 Best Middle Names for Gregory

Only a tiny selection of ideas are presented here to get your creative juices flowing. Perhaps one of the names mentioned below will turn out to be “the one,” or you may like to investigate some of the names listed below as variations or spin-offs of one of the names listed below. 

1Gregory Landen
2Gregory Salvador
3Gregory Leif
4Gregory Reid
5Gregory Austin
6Gregory Cairo
7Gregory James
8Gregory Zaiden
9Gregory Sincere
10Gregory Mack
11Gregory Zion
12Gregory Joziah
13Gregory Judson
14Gregory Ronin
15Gregory Kaiser
16Gregory Remi
17Gregory Jensen
18Gregory Jeremiah
19Gregory Julius
20Gregory King
21Gregory Ryan
22Gregory Logan
23Gregory Rylan
24Gregory Ivan
25Gregory Dax
26Gregory Zayden
27Gregory Odin
28Gregory Derek
29Gregory Luca
30Gregory Xavier
31Gregory George
32Gregory Keenan
33Gregory Marcel
34Gregory Joseph
35Gregory Kamryn
36Gregory Niklaus
37Gregory Sergio
38Gregory Baylor
39Gregory Jay
40Gregory Legend
41Gregory Camden
42Gregory Micah
43Gregory Josiah
44Gregory Cristian
45Gregory Gunner
46Gregory Clark
47Gregory Mason
48Gregory Wilson
49Gregory Isaiah
50Gregory Reed

First Name for Middle Name Gregory

If you have already decided on Gregory as the middle name you might be looking for the perfect first name as Gregory makes a great middle name. We have our top 10 here!

Mylo Gregory
Edwin Gregory
Reign Gregory
Princeton Gregory
Wyatt Gregory
Luka Gregory
Dominic Gregory
Desmond Gregory
Frank Gregory
Charlie Gregory

If you like Gregory as a middle name, you might want to look at names that go with Grady

10 Classic Boy Names That Go Well With Gregory

Gregory Rodney
Gregory Jordan
Gregory Miguel
Gregory Jude
Gregory Theodore
Gregory Jeffrey
Gregory Patrick
Gregory Jack
Gregory Matteo
Gregory Elliot

10 Modern Names That Go With Gregory

Gregory Atticus
Gregory Kamal
Gregory Nash
Gregory Conrad
Gregory Otto
Gregory Zeppelin
Gregory Archer
Gregory Juniper
Gregory Greyson
Gregory Zane

10 Unusual Boy Names That Go With Gregory

Gregory Vermont
Gregory Wing
Gregory Jericho
Gregory Emery
Gregory Marco
Gregory Eason
Gregory Ollie
Gregory Mason
Gregory Tracy
Gregory Angus

European Names That Match the Name Gregory

If you love European names or even have European ancestry we’ve compiled the best Irish, French, Spanish, Italian, German and Polish names to go with Gregory.  We’ve kept these spelt in their original authentic way, but you can always update the spelling if you prefer.

7 Irish Boy Names That Go with Gregory

Gregory Eoghan
Gregory Neil
Gregory Cormac
Gregory Eanna
Gregory Fiachra
Gregory Senan
Gregory Enda

7 French Names to Go with Gregory

Gregory Adélard
Gregory Alban
Gregory Noam
Gregory Côme
Gregory Alain
Gregory Serge
Gregory Jean-Baptiste

7 Spanish Names That Go Well with Gregory

Gregory Jerónimo/Gerónimo
Gregory Felipe
Gregory Máximo
Gregory Rafael
Gregory Mauricio
Gregory Juan Sebastián
Gregory Juan Felipe

7 Italian Names for Gregory

Gregory Enrico
Gregory Filadelfo
Gregory Alvise
Gregory Oreste
Gregory Leonardo
Gregory Paride
Gregory Gavino

7 German Names for Gregory

Gregory Günther
Gregory Hermann
Gregory Heinrich
Gregory Erich
Gregory Rolf
Gregory Bernhard
Gregory Gerhard

7 Polish Names for Gregory

Gregory Tadeusz
Gregory Szymon
Gregory Przemysław
Gabriel Aleksander
Gabriel Ksawery
Gregory Dawid
Gregory Franciszek

Baby Names of Certain Length

If you have a long or short surname, you might want to choose middle names with just 1, 2 or 3 syllables, we’ve got the best of each to help you choose the best middle name for your child.

7 Names for Gregory with 1 Syllable

Gregory Lane
Gregory Chad
Gregory Neil
Gregory Kian
Gregory Kai
Gregory Kane
Gregory Myles

7 Names for Gregory with 2 Syllables

Gregory Kyler
Gregory Wyatt
Gregory Hugo
Gregory Edgar
Gregory Lukas
Gregory Kyro
Gregory William

7 Names for Gregory with 3 Syllables

Gregory Elijah
Gregory Sergio
Gregory Dominic
Gregory Abraham
Gregory Josiah
Gregory Oliver
Gregory Finnegan

Names for Gregory with the Same Initial

Gregory Grant
Gregory Gael (See Middle Names for Gael)
Gregory Greyson
Gregory Grady
Gregory Giovanni
Gregory Gregory
Gregory Griffin

7 Names for Gregory Starting with A Vowel

Gregory Adam
Gregory Armani
Gregory Ellis
Gregory Aaron
Gregory Alan
Gregory Angelo
Gregory Adonis

Nicknames for Gregory

Gregory is often given the following nicknames:

  • Greg
  • Gregg
  • Gregor
  • Gregorio
  • Grégoire
  • Grigory
  • Igor
  • Ory/Ori

Different Ways to Spell Gregory

  • Gregoaree
  • Gregoareigh
  • Gregoari
  • Gregoarie
  • Gregoary
  • Gregoree
  • Gregoreigh
  • Gregorey

Similar Names Like Gregory

  • Geoffrey
  • Gregor
  • Timothy
  • Justin
  • Stephen
  • Jeremy
  • Jeffrey
  • Hector

Sibling Names for Gregory

If you already have a child named Gregory, you might be looking for some great sister or brother names that go with it. We’ve compiled some classic names that go together really well with Gregory.

Sister Names for Gregory

Gregory & Freya
Gregory & Madeleine
Gregory & Gabrielle
Gregory & Chloe
Gregory & Mila
Gregory & Eva
Gregory & Gabriela
Gregory & Vivian
Gregory & Jane
Gregory & Azalea

Brother Names for Gregory

Gregory & Easton
Gregory & Jude
Gregory & Rene
Gregory & Roland
Gregory & Arthur
Gregory & Duke
Gregory & Brady
Gregory & Miles
Gregory & Casey
Gregory & Abel

Take Away For Baby Name Gregory

Giving your son a middle name that no one else has is an excellent way to distinguish his name in a crowded field. Whether you select one based on religion, family links, or just names you enjoy, you will have a one-of-a-kind present that will make him feel unique. Good luck picking on Gregory’s names!