Grant

Grant - A very unique male name



  Jun 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Grant, meaning large, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #270. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Grant and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Grant? 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 Grant. The baby boy name Grant was given to 2,436 baby boys in 2012, ranking #163 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 674 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Grant peaked in popularity 22 years ago in 1997 on position 115.



Famous with this name

Grant Gustin
Hugh Grant
Faye Grant


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Grant is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Grant is currently topping the baby name charts in North Dakota at position #70 - and is the least popular in Mississippi at position #374.

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 Grant is where you live.


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Grant origin and meaning

Grant is a 5 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means large. To see famous people named Grant, pop culture references for the name Grant and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Grant

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

Garnett / Garnet /

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
2012163
2011151
2010155
2009147
2008143
2007161
2006153
2005153
2004141
2003137
2002127
2001135
2000123
1999128
1998128
1997115
1996119
1995116
1994151
1993150
1992168
1991180
1990184
1989180
1988173
1987174
1986178
1985166
1984167
1983166
1982207
1981223
1980217
1979223
1978249
1977268
1976265
1975267
1974299
1973303
1972318
1971298
1970269
1969294
1968315
1967303
1966295
1965299
1964304
1963274
1962274
1961275
1960291
1959321
1958310
1957294
1956298
1955291
1954280
1953297
1952303
1951310
1950318
1949317
1948331
1947324
1946329
1945326
1944310
1943307
1942305
1941303
1940333
1939334
1938338
1937342
1936351
1935329
1934340
1933342
1932363
1931339
1930318
1929356
1928331
1927317
1926318
1925298
1924302
1923289
1922275
1921278
1920282
1919265
1918256
1917251
1916274
1915257
1914285
1913326
1912288
1911365
1910270

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
North Dakota70
Wisconsin76
Iowa78
Nebraska79
Missouri83
Ohio86
Minnesota93
Louisiana102
Michigan116
Utah117
Indiana120
Illinois130
Maryland130
Pennsylvania133
Colorado133
Kansas135
Washington136
North Carolina138
Virginia142
Tennessee144
Idaho146
South Dakota151
New Hampshire159
Georgia160
Arkansas163
Oregon163
West Virginia169
District of Columbia179
Kentucky181
South Carolina181
Florida190
Montana191
Maine194
Massachusetts209
Oklahoma211
Nevada212
Connecticut215
Texas218
California222
New York233
Arizona251
Alabama265
New Jersey350
New Mexico356
Mississippi374

Even more about Grant


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 Grant 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 Grant?

1 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
1997
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Grant
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 674
Letter count 5
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +2,436

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