Origin:British
Popularity:289
Meaning:Gravel area; Gray homestead
Graham is a boy’s name with noticeably British roots, much like Jasper, Simon, and Trevor. A popular Scottish surname, Graham actually came from the English town Grantham, which translates to “gravel area” or “gray homestead.” The name Graham became better known in the 12th century through the Anglo-Norman land baron William de Graham, and it has been on the name charts for more than 100 years. Smooth and sophisticated, Graham is a classic choice for baby.

Famous People Named Graham

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  • Otto Graham
    Football Player

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Source: Social Security Administration

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