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Gender: M Meaning of Grover: "lives near a grove of trees" Origin of Grover: English

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Forget the furry blue Muppet, forget corpulent President Cleveland (not too difficult), and consider this name anew. We think it's spunky, a little funky, and well worth a second look.

President (Stephen) Grover Cleveland is actually a more than respectable namesake. The only president to serve two non-consecutive terms, he was well liked and respected. Many children were named in his honor, including the major league Hall of Fame pitcher Grover Cleveland Alexander. Another well known Grover is jazz saxophonist Grover Washington Jr.

Not surprisingly, Grover was at its most popular as a baby name around the time of Cleveland's presidency;it was Number 20 in 1884 and 1885.

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Famous People Named Grover

Grover Cleveland, 22nd President of the United States
Grover Washington, Jr., American jazz saxophonist
Grover Cleveland Alexander, American baseball pitcher
Grover Hartley, American baseball catcher
Grover Norquist, American political activist
Grover Simcox, American illustrator, painter and naturalist
Grover Silcox, American comedian
Grover Mitchell, American jazz trombonist
Grover Jones, American screenwriter

Pop Culture References for the Name Grover

Grover Underwood, satyr (half man, half goat) in the Percy Jackson series
Grover, Sesame Street Muppet
Grover, child of two high-strung, vicariously overachieving parents on TV's "Portlandia"
Ziggy Grover, the Green Ranger from TV's "Power Rangers RPM"