Graham meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Graham No. of characters: 6 Gender: BoyOrigin: Old English Scottish
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Meanings: Gravelly Homestead Warring Warlike Gray Homestead From the Gray Home Gravel Home Grand Gravel Home English name, meaning similar to a Scottish place and family names. Namesakes: Graham Greene, British writer.

Graham was ranked 176 in 2016 list of US boys name and dropped by 2.92% from its previous ranking of 171 in 2015. Graham was ranked 944 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 1.26% from its previous ranking of 956 in 2015.

Full form of Graham : Good-Tempered Respectable Analytical Honorable Attentive Moderate

Graham is a rare first name for a boy in England & Wales which is a rare name since 2000 and ranked 2319 in 2015. Only 523 people have Graham as their first name. Graham is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Graham was a widely used first name for boy but is an uncommmon first name for a boy which is a rare boy name since 2016 and ranked 176 (0.056927% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 39941 people wear Graham as their first name. Anglo-Saxon form of GÃ © rard. Comes from the germain, "gari and hard" Means: "throws and hard, strong" Fest on October 3. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Graham showcases in the charts. 0.011050% of US citizens have this given name.

Complete history of Graham
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
1979387366
1980364446
1981355447
1982349474
1983326525
1984340515
1985338521
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History of Graham

Born at the end of the 9th century in Belgium, Gerard was attracted very young by religious ideals. He began monastic life at the abbey of Saint Denis, near Paris. Then, he founds a Benedictine monastery in Brogue, Belgium, today Saint Gerard. He spends his life reforming abbeys and dies on October 3, 959.

Expression number of Graham is 3. These are real "yoyos". Graham are lively, imaginative, enthusiastic and optimistic. Their mood swings are linked to their very high sensitivity. Graham are expressive and inspire others wherever they go. They are characters of contradiction. Graham possess great verbal skills which make them good comedian, artist or writer. Phlegmatic, cold-blooded, they can also "steal" good anger, unprepared. Generous, they have the heart on their hands. Perfectionists, they would always want to do better. Kind, smiling, they are charming and love to seduce.

Names that rhyme with Graham Famous people named Graham
Graham Marema in Halloween II as Actress
Anna Graham in Taken 2 as Miscellaneous Crew
Danielle Graham in 2002 as Actress
Bette Nesmith Graham in Dance, Monkee, Dance as Actress
Akuyoe Graham in American Pie as Actress
Zoë Graham in Shallow Hal as Actress
Jamie Graham in Maid for Murder as Actress
Caren Graham in Claire of the Moon as Actress
Lara Ingraham in Pilot - "Kevin" as Actress
Elain R. Graham in Across the Universe as Actress
Names like Graham Graham Namesakes Related Names: Graça Grabiel Grabiela Grabriel Grabriela Grace Gracean Graceann Graceanna Graceanne Gracee Graceelizabeth Gracelan Graceland Gracelee Graceleigh Gracelin Gracely Gracelyn Gracelynd Posts having Graham: Comments :Cortney Laplante Graham is a proper name of person English and Scottish men. It derives from a surname Scottish, in turn based on the name of Grantham ( Lincolnshire ) whose meaning in Old English, it was probably "land gravel". The surname was brought in for the first time in Scotland in the twelfth century by Baron Norman William de Graham. It results from the contraction of the terms grant (large) and home (house, home). This etymology is especially apparent in the form "Grahame". The variant "Graeme" results from a greater contraction of its constituent terms. The correct pronunciation of this name (ɡɹeɪ.əm) keeps track of this contraction. Versions of the name are Grahame, Graeme, Graeham. Popularity of Graham
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