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See also: Grégory
Name of early saints, and of 16 popes. Used since Middle Ages; popular in the mid-twentieth century.
- c. 1597, William Shakespeare, “The First Part of Henry the Fourth, […]”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, (please specify the act number in uppercase Roman numerals):: Act V, Scene III:
- Turk Gregory never did such deeds in arms as I have done this day.
- 1990 Jonathan Kellerman, Time Bomb, page 163:
- The surname Graff was chosen because upscale consumers respect anything Teutonic - regard it as efficient, intelligent, and reliable. But only up to a point. A forename like Helmut or Wilhelm wouldn't have done. Too German. Too foreign. 'Gregory' scores high on the likability scale. All-American. Greg. He's one of the boys, with Teutonic ancestry.
male given name
Gregory (plural Gregorys)