What does Grady mean?
Grady /gra-dy/ [2 sylls.] 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.
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. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Grady for boys. Grady reached its top rank of #220 in the U.S. in the 1910s, and is presently at #345. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)