What does Grantham mean?
Grantham [gran-tham] as a name for boys. The meaning of Grantham is "tall, big". Grantham is an alternate form, with the suffix -ham, of Grant (English, Gaelic): a Scottish surname from grand. See also Graham.
Associated with: big (great).
Grantham has 1 related form via Grant: Grantley.Kreatif forms:
(male) Graytham, Lantham, ..
(female) Granta, Grante, ..
How popular is Grantham?
Grantham is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#3238 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Grantham and related names. Popular variation forms of Grantham (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Graham (#199 in 2014) and Grant (#155). These relations of Grantham were popular with parents presently (median #177). Grant is the all-time favorite, though Graham has grown popular as well. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Suggested similar names are Abraham▲, Avraham, Barnham (see Barnum), Barthram (see Bartram), Bartram, Briggham (see Brigham), Brigham, Denham, Dunham, Earlham, Farnham, Fernham (see Farnham), Gaetan, Gahan, Galahad, Ganesha (see Ganesh), Garth▼, Gautam, Gentian, Gerant, Gersham, Gorham, Gracian, Gradea (see Grady), Graeham, Grahame, Gram, Grange, Granger, Grantland, Grantly, Granvil, Granvile (see Granville), Granvill (see Granville), Gratien, Grayton, Gresham, Grimshaw, Grisha, Guenther, Guntar, Gunthar, Gunther, Jotham, Latham, Markham, Nacham, Orenthal, Racham, Raham, Tristam, Tristram, Wadham, Waltham, Windham, Wortham, Wyndham and Wynndham (see Wyndham). These names tend to be more commonly used than Grantham.