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.
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).