Grayson

Grayson - A unique male name



  Sep 24,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Grayson, meaning the son of the bailiff, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1914 on position #1385. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Grayson and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Grayson? 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 Grayson. The baby boy name Grayson was given to 4,671 baby boys in 2012, ranking #85 on the national boy baby name top chart.

Must Try: Find A Perfect Name Based On Your Last Name...

With that position 1 in 351 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Grayson peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2012 on position 85.



Famous with this name

Grayson Hunt Urwin
Grayson Boucher
Kurt Grayson


How would you rate Grayson, 1-5?

Rating: 4/5 (40 people)


Grayson is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Grayson is currently topping the baby name charts in Nebraska at position #43 - and is the least popular in California at position #172.

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 Grayson is where you live.


Comment and discuss




Grayson origin and meaning

Grayson is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means the son of the bailiff. To see famous people named Grayson, pop culture references for the name Grayson and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Grayson

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

Greyson / Garrison / Gerson / Graysen / Gershon / Greysen / Gurshan / Gerasimos / Graciano / Gurshaan /

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
201285
201197
2010121
2009171
2008190
2007211
2006218
2005256
2004271
2003300
2002309
2001327
2000313
1999334
1998358
1997373
1996401
1995439
1994504
1993624
1992630
1991674
1990680
1989839
1988772
1987773
1986804
1985795
1984946
19831060
19821249
19812066
19801562
19791205
19781473
19751427
19711240
19701824
19691224
19671610
19641509
19561420
19551410
19511379
19481477
19441505
19421297
19411041
19381524
19361292
19331396
19311064
19291141
19281788
19261589
19241267
19231358
19221646
19211848
19201622
19191178
19161648
19151430
19141385

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Nebraska43
Vermont45
Alaska48
Alabama49
Kentucky50
Montana58
North Carolina58
Louisiana59
Arkansas62
South Carolina62
Mississippi62
Virginia65
West Virginia66
Utah66
Indiana67
Missouri67
Delaware70
Minnesota71
Georgia71
Kansas72
Oklahoma72
Tennessee72
Maryland74
Idaho76
North Dakota77
Colorado78
Oregon80
Michigan80
Ohio81
Washington84
Wisconsin84
Rhode Island85
Pennsylvania86
Iowa91
New Hampshire93
Florida93
Texas95
Illinois99
Arizona110
South Dakota111
Massachusetts113
Maine120
Connecticut123
Hawaii130
New Jersey136
District of Columbia144
New York147
New Mexico151
Wyoming154
Nevada168
California172

Even more about Grayson


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 Grayson a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Grayson?

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.

Recommended articles


#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Grayson
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 351
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1914
2012 births +4,671

About Us

What's BabyNameScience.com? Our team of researchers have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years. From Mary (#1 in 1910) to Madison (#8 in 2012) - We have collected and organized names from over 290 million births to help you find the perfect name for your baby.

Try our free Smart Name Finder

Rather than random suggestions or alphabetically sorted lists we'll give you smart suggestions based on your input and preferences. Give it a try!

  Try Now