G names, Male, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes


Grigori is a variant transcription of Grigoriy, the Russian form of Gregory which means “watchful, vigilant, alert”. It comes from Ancient Greek grḗgoros (watchful, alert) derived from a PIE root. Grigori also refers to a group of watcher angels.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European



  • Gregory (English)
  • Gregorios (Greek)
  • Gregorius (Latinized Greek)
  • Gregor (German, Scottish, Slovak, Slovene, English)
  • Gregorio (Italian, Spanish)
  • Grégoire (French)
  • Grigor (Welsh, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Armenian)
  • Gligor (Macedonian)
  • Krikor (Armenian)
  • Grgur (Croatian)
  • Řehoř (Czech)
  • Gregers (Danish, Norwegian)
  • Reijo (Finnish)
  • Reko (Finnish)
  • Grigol (Georgian)
  • Gergely (Hungarian)
  • Gréagóir (Irish)
  • Grigorijs (Latvian)
  • Grzegorz (Polish)
  • Grigore (Romanian)
  • Grigori (Russian)
  • Grigoriy (Russian)
  • Griogair (Scottish)
  • Greig (Scottish)
  • Grega (Slovene)
  • Hryhoriy (Ukrainian)


Female forms:

  • Gregoria (Italian, Spanish, Late Greek)
  • Grigoria (Russian, Greek)
  • Grigoriya (Russian)


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