Grady

Grady - A very unique male name



  Oct 18,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Grady, meaning noble, illustrious, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #190. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Grady and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Grady? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Grady. The baby boy name Grady was given to 917 baby boys in 2012, ranking #331 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,790 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Grady peaked in popularity 106 years ago in 1911 on position 162.



Famous with this name

Grady Wyatt
Jordan Grady
Sean Grady


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Grady is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Grady is currently topping the baby name charts in South Dakota at position #137 - and is the least popular in California at position #549.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Grady is where you live.


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Grady origin and meaning

Grady is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means noble, illustrious. To see famous people named Grady, pop culture references for the name Grady and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Grady

We've found the following names that sound similar to Grady, sorted by popularity.

Garrett / Gerard / Gerardo / Garret / Garth / Garett / Gerrit / Gareth / Gerhard / Girard /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012331
2011303
2010311
2009286
2008282
2007337
2006472
2005518
2004540
2003579
2002616
2001730
2000764
1999816
1998825
19971098
1996877
1995852
1994770
1993777
1992935
19911096
1990824
1989815
1988753
1987811
1986776
1985780
1984787
1983848
1982681
1981753
1980749
1979774
1978683
1977631
1976643
1975548
1974514
1973511
1972484
1971511
1970481
1969473
1968494
1967485
1966456
1965460
1964443
1963472
1962432
1961426
1960421
1959408
1958409
1957401
1956389
1955359
1954342
1953349
1952330
1951320
1950329
1949316
1948326
1947315
1946309
1945288
1944279
1943280
1942269
1941263
1940241
1939235
1938249
1937232
1936236
1935239
1934240
1933237
1932240
1931248
1930242
1929240
1928244
1927243
1926225
1925240
1924230
1923213
1922228
1921212
1920208
1919202
1918214
1917207
1916205
1915209
1914192
1913182
1912207
1911162
1910190

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
South Dakota137
North Dakota138
Maine139
Wyoming144
Minnesota160
New Hampshire167
Kansas180
Nebraska183
Missouri221
Indiana236
Arkansas241
Ohio242
Iowa245
Wisconsin251
West Virginia252
Alabama256
North Carolina267
Colorado270
Montana271
Michigan274
Massachusetts291
South Carolina301
Pennsylvania323
Oregon328
Tennessee330
Mississippi332
Washington334
Kentucky338
Oklahoma349
Virginia356
Illinois379
New Jersey382
Georgia386
Arizona387
Utah394
Maryland401
Connecticut426
Louisiana429
Florida447
Texas454
New York483
California549

Even more about Grady


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Grady a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Grady?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1911
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Grady
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,790
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +917

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