Greig (name)

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Greig is a surname and given name. The surname is of Scottish origin and is derived from a shortened form of the personal name Gregory.[1] As a given name, Greig is of English and Scottish origin. This name is a short form of the names Gregory or Gregor. In some cases it is derived from the surname of the same spelling. A variant form of the given name is Gregg.[2]

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  1. ^ Learn about the family history of your surname, Ancestry.com, retrieved 15 April 2011 . This webpage cited: Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4 , for the surname "Greig".
  2. ^ Learn about the family history of your surname, Ancestry.com, retrieved 15 April 2011 . This webpage cited: A Dictionary of First Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-280050-7 , for the given name "Greig".