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Saturday, 07 July 2007 09:54

Are you curious about the Greig family surname?  Then you've come to the right place.

The surname Greig (pronounced 'Greg') originated in Scotland from the clan MacGregor.  In early Scottish history, the name MacGregor was recorded a variety of ways.  Greig was one common ancient variant of MacGregor, and it was also possibly one of many surnames adopted by members of the clan when the MacGregor name was banished in Scotland from 1603 to 1774.  Read more on the origins of the Greig name ...

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The town of Greig, New York, is named in honor of John Greig, a lawyer born in Moffat, Dumfrieshire, Scotland, on August 6, 1779, who immigrated to America at the age of eighteen.

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