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.
Grantham has 1 related form via Grant: Grantley.Kreatif forms: Granthambo, Granthammo, Graytham. [more]
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. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Grantham and related names. Popular variation forms of Grantham (outside Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000 are Graham (#199 2 years ago) and Grant (#155). These relations of Grantham were popular with parents presently (average #177). Grant is the all-time favorite, while Graham has also become popular as well. (2014 Birth Statistics)