Reijo

Reijo (pr. ray-yo; Forvo) is a Finnish male name, the Finnish form of Gregory, the English form of Latinized Greek form Gregorius deriving from Greek Gregorios meaning “watchful, vigilant, alert” from Greek gregoros ultimately derived from a PIE root word. Reijo (pr. ray-jo) is also a Japanese unisex name with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used (the ones with stars…

Vail, Vale

Vale is an English word meaning “valley” which comes from Old French val via Latin vallis (valley, vale) which derives from an unknown origin, although it’s been linked to a PIE root word. Vale is chiefly used as a poetic word for valley, which refers to a tract of land lying between two hill ranges sometimes with a…

Grigori

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 Variants: Gregory (English) Gregorios (Greek) Gregorius (Latinized Greek) Gregor (German, Scottish, Slovak, Slovene, English) Gregorio (Italian, Spanish) Grégoire (French)…

Greer

Greer comes from a Scottish surname which derives from the given name Gregor meaning “watchful, vigilant, alert; to be awake” from Ancient Greek grígoros (quick, fast, swift). Origin: Ancient Greek Variants: Grier (Scottish, English) Gregor (Scottish, German, Slovak, Slovene)  

Grayson

Grayson comes from an English surname meaning “son of the steward”, an occupational name referring to someone who was in charge of an estate. It derives from Middle English greyve (steward) with the -son suffix. It could also mean “son of Gray”, referring to either someone who is gray-haired, or from given name Gratus meaning “pleasing, acceptable, agreeable, welcome” from Latin…

Casey

Casey comes from an Irish surname, the anglicized form of Ó Cathasaigh meaning “descendant of Cathasach”, the latter being a given name meaning “vigilant” or “watchful”. Origin: Irish   Variants: Kasey (English) Kacey (English) Kaycee (English) Kacie (English) Kaci (English)  

Gregory

Gregory is the English form of Latinized Greek form Gregorius deriving from Greek Gregorios meaning “watchful, vigilant, alert” from Greek gregoros. Gregory is also a surname deriving from the given name. Origin: Ancient Greek Variants: 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)…