The name Graham is a boy's name of Scottish, English origin meaning "gravelly homestead". Graham is ranked #181 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Vintage Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "TV Show Title Family Name Game".
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Well used in England and Scotland since the fifties, the smooth and sophisticated Graham is catching on here.
Among the best known bearers are novelist Graham Greene, racing driver Graham Hill and painter Graham Sutherland, as well as musicians Graham Nash and Parker--and Gram Parsons.
Though long associated with the Scots, Graham actually developed as a surname in England, dating back to the eleventh century. The Scots sometimes spell it Graeme, and the Brits use Gram as its nickname.
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