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Meaning and Name Origin

Grant \g-ra-nt\ as a boys' 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.


Variations

Grant has 2 variants: Grantham and Grantley.

For more on this name, see also the related boy name Buell.


Popularity

Grant is a very popular first name for men (#343 out of 1220, Top 28%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#154 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Grant for boys. Grant reached its top rank of #115 in the U.S. in 1997, and is currently at #155. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Grant outside U.S.


Similar Names

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

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