What does Gregorian mean?

Definitions for Gregorian
grɪˈgɔr i ən, -ˈgoʊr-gre·go·ri·an

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Gregorianadjective

    of or relating to Pope Gregory I or to the plainsong chants of the Roman Catholic Church

  2. Gregorianadjective

    of or relating to Pope Gregory XIII or the calendar he introduced in 1582


  1. Gregorianadjective

    Of or relating to a person named Gregory, especially any of the popes of that name.

  2. Gregorianadjective

    Of or pertaining to the Gregorian calendar.

    An average Gregorian year is 365.2425 days.


  1. gregorian

    The term "Gregorian" typically refers to something that relates to Pope Gregory XIII or the reforms, particularly the calendar reform (known as the Gregorian calendar), initiated by him in the late 16th century. The Gregorian calendar, which is internationally the most widely used civil calendar, was introduced to rectify the errors in the previously used Julian calendar, mainly concerning the precise calculation of Easter. The Gregorian chant, another example, is a form of plainchant used in the Roman Catholic Church that was named after Pope Gregory I.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gregorianadjective

    pertaining to, or originated by, some person named Gregory, especially one of the popes of that name

  2. Etymology: [NL. Gregorianus, fr. Gregorius Gregory, Gr. : cf. F. grgorien.]


  1. Gregorian

    Gregorian is a German band headed by Frank Peterson that performs Gregorian chant-inspired versions of modern pop and rock songs. The band features both vocal harmony and instrumental accompaniment.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gregorian

    gre-gō′ri-an, adj. belonging to or established by Pope Gregory; as the Gregorian chant or tones, introduced by Gregory I. (6th century), and the calendar, reformed by Gregory XIII. (1582): one of an 18th-century English brotherhood.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Gregorian is ranked #54752 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Gregorian surname appeared 376 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Gregorian.

    91.4% or 344 total occurrences were White.
    5% or 19 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.9% or 11 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gregorian in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gregorian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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