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What does Grimsley mean?

Grimsley Pronunciation of Grimsley [grim-s-ley] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Grimsley is "dark meadow". Place name.

Associated with: old english, dark, meadow.


Grimsley has 4 variants: Grimslea, Grimsleigh, Grimslie and Grimsly.

Creative forms:
(male) Grimley, Grisley, ..

(female) Grimglen, Grimslia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Grimsley Kashton (G.K.), ..

How popular is Grimsley?

Grimsley is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#5603 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Grimsley has yet to be recorded in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

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