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Gender: M Meaning of Grant: "large" Origin of Grant: Scottish from French Grant's Popularity in 2015: #177

One-time beach-boy compadre of Glenn, Greg, and Gary that originated as a nickname for a tall person, Grant has become a no-nonsense, career-oriented grown-up and one that is seeing new appreciation. It was chosen for his son by actor Morris Chestnut. It has cultural cred via artist Grant Wood, whose best known painting is 'American Gothic.'

Famous People Named Grant

Grant Morrison, Scottish comic book writer
Grant Green, American musician and composer
Grant Goodeve, American actor
Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President of the United States and general of the Union during the American Civil War
Cary Grant, actor
(Thomas) Grant Gustin, American Actor
Grant William Masche, one of the sextuplets from the reality TV show "Raising Sextuplets"
Grant Show, actor
Grant Chestnut, son of American actor Morris Chestnut
Grant Henry Hill, American pro basketballer

Pop Culture References for the name Grant

Grant Loud, character from An American Family
Grant Mitchell, Eastenders former regular.
Grant Ward, an agent on Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Holbrooke Grant, from the movie "Date Night"
Steven Grant Rogers, comic book hero Captain America
Grant Brody, character in the game "Far Cry 3"
Grant Wilson, character from the 2016 TV movie "Backstabbed"

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