What does Grayson mean?
Grayson [grayson] as a boys' name is pronounced GRAY-sun. It is of Middle English and Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Grayson is "son of a steward". Surname name. "Steward" derives from Middle English greyve, from Old Norse greifi.
(male) Greson, Gwayson, ..
(female) Graya, Graynor, .. Middle name pairings:
Grayson Landan (G.L.), ..
How popular is Grayson?
Grayson is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#2054 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Grayson entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its peak position of #47 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Graydon (#1748 last year) and Greyson (#111) are the prominent alternative forms of Grayson (#47 last year) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Grayson were favored in 2015 (usage of 0.61%). Grayson is more widely used than the rest, although Greyson appears to be getting popular too.
Grayson▲ is pronounced similarly to Gracian. Other suggested similar names are Adamson, Aryon, Braddon, Brannon, Branson▲, Branton, Braydon, Braylon, Bryon▼, Bryson▲, Carson▲, Caydon, Clayton, Crayton, Croydon, Dawson, Daymon, Dayson, Dayton, Dracon, Drakon, Dyson, Ericson, Gaeton, Galvon, Gannon▲, Garion, Garon, Garrison, Garson, Gaston, Gaylen, Gaylon, Gerson, Ghassan, Gibson▲, Gillson, Gray, Grayton, Griffon, Grygor, Guryon, Gwayn, Haydon, Jacson, Jaison, Jakson, Jason▼, Jaylon▼, Jayron, Jayson▲, Jayvon, Karson▲, Kaydon, Lawson▲, Layton▲, Madyson, Masson, Maxson, Orson, Oryon, Pearson, Raydon, Sanson, Tamson, Tanson, Taylon, Tayson, Tayton, Traveon, Trayvon▼, Tyson▲, Urson and Watson. These names tend to be more frequently used than Grayson.See names in meaning and etymology.