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What does Grantley mean?

Grantley Pronunciation of Grantley [grant-ley] as a name for boys is an Old English name, and the meaning of Grantley is "tall, big; the large fields". Grantley is an alternate form of Grant (English, Gaelic): a Scottish last name from grand. Grantley is also a variant of Grantland (Old English): place name, also possibly "Granta's fields".

Associated with: old english, big (great).


Grantley has 2 variants: Grantleigh and Grantly.

1 more relation via Grant, Grantland: Grantham.

Creative forms:
(male) Grantglen, Grantry, ..

(female) Grantglen, Grantra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Grantley Ty (G.T.), ..

How popular is Grantley?

Grantley is an unusual given name for males. Grantley is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Grant (#177 the previous year) is the only prominent varying form of Grantley (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this relation of Grantley was at its most widespread 2 decades ago (#115) and is somewhat lower today (#177, down 30%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Grant in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bartley, Bentley, Bradley, Branlea (see Branley), Branlee, Branley, Branly, Branten, Brantley, Brantlie (see Brand), Brawley, Brenley (see Brinley), Brentley, Brently, Brindley, Brinley, Chantrey, Cranlee (see Cranley), Cranley, Cranly (see Cranley), Gerant, Gianney (see Gian), Gradey, Graidey, Grange, Granger, Granvile (see Granville), Gratien, Greeley, Gridley, Grimsley, Handley, Hanley, Hartley, Huntley, Langley, Manley, Prestley, Ransley, Shanley, Shannley, Stanley and Yantsey (see Yancy). These names tend to be more frequently used than Grantley.

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