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Gender: M Meaning of Grant: "large" Origin of Grant: Scottish from French Grant's Popularity in 2016: #171

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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Famous People Named Grant

Grant DeVolson Wood, American painter
Grant Morrison, Scottish comic book writer
Grant Green, American jazz musician and composer
Grantley Jonathan "Grant" Nicholas, Welsh musician of rock band Feeder
Grant Goodeve, American actor
(Thomas) Grant Gustin, American Actor
Grant Scott Fuhr, Canadian ice hockey player
Grant William Masche, sextuplet on reality TV show "Raising Sextuplets"
Grant Alan Show, American actor
Grant Chestnut, son of American actor Morris Chestnut
Grant Henry Hill, American pro basketballer
Grant Robison, American Olympic runner
(Herbert) Grant Adcox, American NASCAR driver
Grant Masaru Imahara, American electronics expert on TV's "Mythbusters"
Ulysses Simpson Grant, 18th President of the United States; Union Civil War general
Cary Grant, Anglo-American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Grant

Grant Loud, character in An American Family
Grant Mitchell, character on British soap "EastEnders"
Grant Ward, an agent on Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Steven Grant "Steve" Rogers aka Captain America, Marvel Comics superhero
Grant Brody, character in video game "Far Cry 3"
Grant Wilson, character in 2016 TV movie "Backstabbed"
Grant, rock type gym leader in Pokémon XY
Grant Devon, character on TV's "Famous in Love"

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