Source Meaning of name Graham Origin Gender
Baby Names WorldAbodeEnglishMasculine
Behind the NameFrom a Scottish surname, originally derived from the English place name Grantham, which probably meant "gravelly homestead" in Old English. The surname was first taken to Scotland in the 12th century by the Norman baron William de Graham. A famous bearer was Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922), the Scottish-Canadian-American inventor who devised the telephone.-Masculine
DictionaryKatharine Meyer, 1917–2001, U.S. newspaper publisher.-Masculine
ZeloThe Gray HomeEnglishMale
Baby ZoneFrom the gray home--
My Baby NameFrom the gray house.TeutonicMasculine
Baby Names CountryThe English name Graham means - grand homeEnglish-
NamespediaLiteral meaning- from the gray home, evidently this relates to a gravelly home. North_AmericaMasculine
Search for Ancestors (Origin Scottish) From the Anglo Saxon Grim, Dutch, Grim, German, Grimm, Welsh, grem, Gaelic, gruaim, surly, sullen, dark, having a fierce and stern look, courageous.-N/A
Ancestry Scottish and English: habitational name from Grantham in Lincolnshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Graham (as well as Grantham, Grandham, and Granham). See also Grantham.-N/A
Behind the Surname Derived from the English place name Grantham which probably meant "gravelly homestead" in Old English. The surname was first taken to Scotland in the 12th century by William de Graham.-N/A




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