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Meaning and name origin

Grant \g-ra-nt\ as a boy's name is pronounced grant. It is of English and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Grant is "tall, big". A Scottish name. American President Ulysses S. Grant; painter Grant Wood; actor Hugh Grant.


Grant has 2 variant forms: Grantham and Grantley.

For more information, see also the related boy name Buell.


Grant is a very popular first name for males (#343 out of 1220, Top 28%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#154 out of 88799, Top 0%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Grant for boys (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Grant name in U.S.

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Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Brant, Geraint, Gerant and Grantly. These names tend to be less commonly used than Grant.