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Gender: Male Meaning of Grant: "large" Origin of Grant: Scottish from French Grant's Popularity in 2018: #182

The name Grant is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "large". Grant is ranked #182 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "CAF Elimination Style".

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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.'

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Pop Culture References for the name Grant

Grantlen, Grantland, Grantley

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Create the universe Says:


My brother is named grant, and he is 18. He is broad and tall and kind of a genius. Cant think of a better name for him.

JossieChris Says:


I see this as a name for someone really tall. I don't know that I like that it has both rant and ant in it. But it is solid.

stella2007 Says:


I never really paid attention to this name before but I really love it the more I hear it. Grant is simple and strong.

Skittlewiddles Says:


I see it as a "good guy" name. :)

LV51sfan91 Says:


Wow! I'm the first? I think this is a strong name for a boy and man. For me it has special religious meaning as in "God granted me with a son." Love this name!