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Gregory is a common masculine first name and family name. It is derived from the Latin name Gregorius, which was from the late Greek name (Grēgorios) meaning watchful .
Gregory is a common masculine first name and family name. It is derived from the Latin name Gregorius"which was from the late Greek name (Gr?gorios) meaning "watchful" derived from Greek gr?gorein meaning to watch
Gregory Name also appears in following Origin(s): Latin, Greek, English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Shakespearean
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is an equestrian competitor and coach in the sport of show jumping who is best known for winning two silver medals for the United States in the 1988 Summer Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea riding the famous Gem Twist.
was an American zoologist, renowned as a primatologist, paleontologist, and functional and comparative morphologist. He was an expert on mammalian dentition, and a leading contributor to theories of evolution. In addition he was active in presenting his ideas to students and the general public through books and museum exhibits.He developed an early interest in both fishes and the land vertebrates, publishing papers on both groups, including two in Science in 1903. By 1911 he had expanded his interests to encompass amphibians with a paper on the limb structure of the Permian Eryops. Despite his heavy workload he served as editor of the American Museum Journal (which would later become Natural History). He was formally appointed to the scientific staff at the American Museum of Natural History in 1911 and became part of the teaching faculty at Columbia in 1916, eventually rising to the post of Da Costa Professor in the Department of Zoology.