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What does Grover mean?

Grover Pronunciation of Grover [grover] as a boys' name is pronounced GROVE-er. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Grover is "one who lives near a grove of trees". Place name from grāf. Made popular in America by President Grover Cleveland. Also the name of a cute, furry, lovable character in "Sesame Street".

Associated with: old english, grove (valley), trees, popular (famous).


Creative forms:
(male) Garver, Gover, ..

(female) Grolet, Groner, ..

Middle name pairings:
Grover Preston (G.P.), ..

How popular is Grover?

Grover is a very prominent first name for males (#543 out of 1220, Top 44%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#2010 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Grover was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its peak rank of #56 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Braser, Brazer, Broder, Carver, Colver, Cooper, Cramer, Culver, Dover, Draper, Fraser, Frazer, Gaer, Gardner, Garner, Garnier, Garrvey (see Garvey), Garve, Garven, Garvey, Gasper, Gaven, Gayler, Gayner, Ger, Gerome, Gilmer, Giovan, Giovel, Giovell, Glover, Gomer, Gore, Gower, Gradea (see Grady), Gradee, Gradey, Granger, Graves, Greer, Greg, Greger, Gregers, Gregor, Grey, Grigor, Gronwy, Grosvenor, Grygor, Gunner, Gunter, Halver, Homer, Hooker, Hooper, Inver, Iver, Oliver, Procter, Prosper, Proverb, River, Roger, Roper, Rover, Royer, Shomer, Silver, Stoner, Sylver, Tower, Traver, Trever, Weaver and Xever. These names tend to be less frequently used than Grover.

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