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.
Associated with: old english.
(male) Garay, Guray, ..
(female) Gral, Grayda, .. Middle name pairings:
Gray Gabe (G.G.), ..
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)
Gray entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its top rank of #1224 in the U.S. then, and is currently at #1269. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Grey (#916 in 2015) is the only other popular variation form of Gray (#1269 in 2015) ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Gray are at the apex of their popularity today (average #1092). Grey is the most fashionable baby name here.
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