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What does Graydon mean?

Graydon Pronunciation of Graydon [gray-don] as a boys' name is of Old English origin. Possibly "son of the gray-haired one" or a place name: "gray settlement". Editor Graydon Carter.

Associated with: old english.


Graydon has 1 variant: Grayton.

Affiliated boy name: Grayson.

Creative forms:
(male) Gradon, Grayron, ..

(female) Grayda, Grayde, ..

Middle name pairings:
Graydon Sylas (G.S.), ..

How popular is Graydon?

Graydon is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#23781 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Graydon entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its apex position of #1188 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, and is at #1748 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Grayson (#47 last year) is the only other popular related form of Graydon (#1748 last year). Adoption of these forms of Graydon was at its most widespread in 2015 (median #897). Grayson is the most contemporarily stylish baby name among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Graydon, Grayson in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Graydon is alike in pronunciation to Greydon. Other suggested similar names are Ardon, Aryon, Bardon, Braddon, Bradon, Braedon, Brandon, Brannon, Branson, Branton, Braydan, Brayden, Braydon, Braylon, Caidon, Caydon, Claudon (see Claude), Clayton, Corydon, Crayton, Creedon, Croydon, Dayson, Dracon, Gaeton, Galvon, Gannon, Garmon, Garon, Garson, Garton, Gascon, Gaylen, Gaylon, Gaynor, Gerardo, Gidon, Giraldo, Gordon, Gradea (see Grady), Gradey, Grady, Graidey, Gratien, Gray, Greyson, Grygor, Guryon, Gwayn, Haddon, Hadon, Hardon, Haydon, Jaydon, Jaylon, Jayron, Kamdon, Kaydon, Klayton, Ladon, Landon, Layton, Mardon, Payton, Randon, Raydon, Roydon, Taylon, Tayson, Tayton, Traveon, Travion, Travon and Trayvon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Graydon.