What does Grey mean?
Grey [grey] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Grey is "grey hair or beard". Transferred use of the surname, from gręg. In Scotland and Ireland, it is a translation of Gaelic surnames derived from riabhach "brindled, grey".
Grey▲ has 1 variant: Gray.Creative forms:
(male) Gorey, Greyd, ..
(female) Grel, Gria, .. Middle name pairings:
Grey Jakoby (G.J.), ..
How popular is Grey?
Grey is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#2691 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Grey was first listed in 1994 and reached its top rank of #911 in the U.S. in the year 2014, and is currently at #916. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related boy names. The only other popular alternative form of Grey (#916 from recent data) ranked in the Top 2000 is Gray (#1269 from recent data). Adoption of these relations of Grey was widespread in 2015 (adoption of 0.02%). Grey is the most fashionable boy name in this list.
Grey▲ is alike in pronunciation to Graye. Other recommended names are Abey, Acey, Arley, Arney, Carey▼, Corey▼, Elrey, Frey, Gaby, Gael, Gaer, Gared, Garek, Garen, Garey, Garrey, Garry▼, Garvey, Garvy, Gary▼, Gay, Gearey, Ged, Ger, Gere, Gerek, Gerrey, Gerry▼, Gery, Glen▼, Gordy, Gore, Goren, Gradey, Grady▲, Gram, Greely, Greer, Greg▼, Gregg▼, Greig, Guy▼, Huey▼, Ikey, Joey▼, Jorey, Key, Korey▼, Morey, Rey▲, Rorey, Torey and Trey▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Grey.See names in meaning and etymology.