What does Grady mean?
Grady /gra-dy/ as a boys' name is pronounced GRAY-dee. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Grady is "descendant of Grádaigh". Originally an Irish surname, from Ó Grádaigh where Grádaigh means "noble" in Gaelic.
(male) Gady, Gardy, ..
(female) Grado, Grati, ..
How popular is Grady?
Grady is a very popular first name for men (#459 out of 1220, Top 38%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#1290 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Grady for boys. Grady reached its top rank of #208 in the U.S. in the 1910s, and is presently at #345. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Recommended names are Ardy, Arkady, Brady, Braedy, Braidy, Brody▲, Gaby, Gad, Gadi, Gary▼, Gay, Geary, Glade, Gordy, Graig, Gram, Grant▲, Gray, Graye, Grey▲, Gridly (see Gridley) and Thady. These names tend to be less commonly used than Grady.