Type Surname (from given name)
Usage Scottish

Meaning & History

Anglicized form of Gaelic MacGriogair 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

VariantsMcGregor(Scottish) MacGriogair(Scottish Gaelic)
Other Languages & CulturesGrigoryan, Krikorian(Armenian) Grigorov(Bulgarian) Grgić(Croatian) Řeha(Czech) Gregersen(Danish) Gregory(English) Goretti, Gori(Italian) Gregersen(Norwegian) Grześkiewicz(Polish) Grigorescu(Romanian)


Entry updated April 5, 2022