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What does Grayson mean?

Grayson Pronunciation of 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH norse, surname, old


VARIANTS Graydon, Greydon, Greyson



Grayson Onyx (G.O.), ..

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 #32 in the U.S. in 2018. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Graydon and Greyson (#77 LAST YEAR) are the prominent alternative forms of Grayson (#32) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Grayson were favored in 2018 (USAGE OF 0.74%). Grayson is more widely used than the rest, although Greyson appears to be getting popular too.

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

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

Similar Names

Grayson is pronounced similarly to Gracian. Other suggested similar-sounding 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.

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