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What does Granville mean?

Granville Pronunciation of Granville [granville] as a boys' name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Granville is "large town". Place name from grand ville. An aristocratic English surname.

Associated with: aristocratic (noble), surname.


Granville has 4 variants: Granvil, Granvile, Granvill and Grenville.

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Middle name pairings:
Granville Koen (G.K.), ..

How popular is Granville?

Granville is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1146 out of 1220, Top 94%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#12193 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Granville was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest position of #372 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Granville name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Branwill (see Bramwell), Carville, Colville, Corneille, Daniele, Flavelle, Gabriele, Gaelle, Gaile, Gaill, Gaille, Gaillen, Garvie, Gentile, Glanvill (see Glenville), Glanville, Glenvill (see Glenville), Glenville, Grange, Grantley, Grantly, Grevill (see Greville), Greville, Jaquille, Mandeville, Manvile (see Manville), Manvill (see Manville), Manville, Melville, Neville, Norville, Orvelle, Orville, Sackville, Savile, Saville, Shakille and Shaquille. These names tend to be less frequently used than Granville.

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