What does Gray mean?
Gray /gray/ as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Gray is "gray-haired". Poet Thomas Gray.
How popular is Gray?
Gray is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#79 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Grey (#911 in 2014) is the only popular variation form of Gray (not in Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000. This form of Gray is at the apex of its popularity today (#911). Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Gray and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Recommended similar baby names are Bray, Dray, Gaer, Gair, Garey, Gari, Garrey, Garry, Gary, Gay, Gearey, Geary, Geir, Ger, Gere, Gerrey, Gerri, Gerry, Gery, Gore, Grady, Gram, Gur, Guri and Wray. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gray.