What does Grant mean?
Grant [grant] as a boys' name is pronounced grant. It is of English and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Grant is "tall, big". A Scottish surname from grand. American President Ulysses S. Grant; painter Grant Wood; actor Hugh Grant.
Affiliated boy name: Buell.Creative forms:
(male) Graind, Grind, ..
(female) Grana, Grane, .. Middle name pairings:
Grant Rian (G.R.), ..
How popular is Grant?
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 (#192 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name history of Grant for boys. Grant reached its top rank of #115 in the U.S. in 1997, and is currently at #177. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Displayed below is a study of the history of the boy name Grant and affiliated names. Buell is the only other popular varying form of Grant (#177 from current records) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Grant was at its highest 18 years ago (average #1057) and is somewhat less today (#1088, down 29.7%).
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Brannt (see Brant), Brant, Brent▼, Briant, Bryant▼, Durant, Galt, Garan, Geraint, Gerant, Gian, Goran, Grady▲, Graig, Gram, Grange, Grantly, Gray, Graye, Gyan, Jerant, Lorant and Trent▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Grant.See names in meaning and etymology.