Gregory Surname Origin
From the Greek watchful. It may be derived from Gregor, as some of the Clan M'Gregor changed their name to Gregory, when the clan was proscribed and outlawed.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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