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Grady

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1887 7 0 7
1888 9 0 9
1889 33 0 33
1890 43 0 43
1891 40 7 33
1892 37 0 37
1893 44 0 44
1894 38 0 38
1895 59 0 59
1896 62 5 57
1897 42 6 36
1898 55 0 55
1899 48 0 48
1900 79 0 79
1901 61 6 55
1902 70 0 70
1903 65 0 65
1904 64 5 59
1905 78 7 71
1906 72 6 66
1907 94 0 94
1908 105 9 96
1909 106 7 99
1910 120 6 114
1911 178 5 173
1912 261 9 252
1913 366 12 354
1914 418 10 408
1915 508 11 497
1916 542 16 526
1917 539 12 527
1918 586 17 569
1919 621 16 605
1920 609 7 602
1921 630 11 619
1922 591 15 576
1923 612 17 595
1924 595 13 582
1925 549 15 534
1926 597 21 576
1927 539 21 518
1928 531 19 512
1929 517 13 504
1930 518 9 509
1931 454 11 443
1932 474 8 466
1933 469 8 461
1934 463 5 458
1935 485 10 475
1936 480 13 467
1937 518 15 503
1938 479 8 471
1939 496 10 486
1940 495 6 489
1941 462 9 453
1942 488 9 479
1943 480 6 474
1944 455 0 455
1945 425 5 420
1946 442 6 436
1947 496 5 491
1948 419 6 413
1949 470 13 457
1950 426 6 420
1951 479 10 469
1952 438 5 433
1953 402 0 402
1954 432 7 425
1955 411 8 403
1956 365 0 365
1957 376 0 376
1958 360 5 355
1959 370 6 364
1960 357 0 357
1961 335 0 335
1962 346 5 341
1963 285 0 285
1964 318 0 318
1965 288 0 288
1966 268 0 268
1967 233 0 233
1968 234 0 234
1969 277 7 270
1970 297 5 292
1971 264 0 264
1972 257 0 257
1973 238 0 238
1974 254 5 249
1975 209 0 209
1976 164 0 164
1977 160 0 160
1978 161 0 161
1979 141 0 141
1980 143 0 143
1981 143 0 143
1982 152 0 152
1983 122 0 122
1984 124 0 124
1985 133 0 133
1986 157 0 157
1987 168 5 163
1988 172 0 172
1989 169 0 169
1990 173 0 173
1991 130 0 130
1992 168 0 168
1993 204 0 204
1994 199 0 199
1995 196 0 196
1996 178 6 172
1997 156 0 156
1998 180 0 180
1999 206 0 206
2000 238 9 229
2001 254 5 249
2002 325 0 325
2003 364 0 364
2004 430 6 424
2005 462 0 462
2006 564 7 557
2007 951 7 944
2008 1,203 7 1,196
2009 1,155 15 1,140
2010 1,023 8 1,015
2011 1,094 5 1,089
2012 950 7 943
2013 917 0 917
2014 962 7 955
2015 950 0 950

Want to know about the popularity of the Grady baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 44,948 babies born with the name Grady in the United States. That's more than enough Gradies to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1887 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Grady" was in 2008 with a total of 1,196 babies. (That's a lot of baby Gradies)

According to the 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Grady" ranks #70 in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 37 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1913. Across the entire United States a total of 366 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Grady" mean? The list below shows the origins of Grady as well as things modernly associated with the name Grady such as celebrities named Grady.

Origin and Meaning of Grady

The name "Grady" is of Irish origin, and it means "Descendant of the noble one". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Grady Sizemore

Grady Sizemore is a MLB player. Grady was born in 1982 in Seattle, Washington.

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Demond Wilson

Demond Wilson is an actor, producer, author, and pastor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1971 to 2005. Demond was born in 1946 as Grady Demond Wilson in Valdosta, Georgia, U.S.

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Grady Jackson

Grady Jackson is a NFL player. Grady was born in 1973 in Greensboro, Alabama.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Grady

Grady Hall
Grady Jarrett
Grady Smith
Grady Stiles
Grady White
Grady Management
Grady Memorial Hospital

Alternative Meanings

G is for gentle, the nurturing side of you.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Ydarg". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Arygd". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Grady born Mar 2, 1945

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Arctic approximately on 1800. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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