Of Greek origin.
Swedish form of the name Gregory.
From the Greek name “Γρηγόριος” (Gregorios), and later the Latin Gregorius.
Derives from the Greek word “ἐγρήγορος”(gregoros), meaning “alert”, “watchful”.
Gregory was the name of several important saints.
In several different spellings, it was a popular name among early Christians.
It was the name of sixteen popes.
Other forms of the name are Gregory, Greg, Gregorio, Grigor.
Famous bearers are Greger Artursson, Tony Greger Andrijevski, Greger Forslöw.