SOURCE: Given Name
USAGE: Scottish

Meaning & History

Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Griogair meaning "son of GREGOR". It originates from the Highland clan Gregor. A famous bearer was the Scottish folk hero Rob Roy MacGregor (1671-1734).

Related Names

OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Grigorov (Bulgarian), Grgić (Croatian), Řeha (Czech), Gregory (English), Goretti, Gori (Italian), Grześkiewicz (Polish), Grigorescu (Romanian)
Entry updated December 3, 2014