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Grady

First Name
46k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Grady

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

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  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Grady

Demond Wilson is an actor, producer, author, and pastor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1971 to 2005. Demond was given the name Grady Demond Wilson on October 13th, 1946 in Valdosta, Georgia, U.S.

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Grady was born on June 26th, 1937. He died on November 29th, 1992.

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Grady Sizemore is a baseball player. Grady was born on August 2nd, 1982 in Seattle.

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Grady Booch is a scientist. Grady was born on February 27th, 1955.

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Grady Martin was a country music and rockabilly guitarist and session musician. He plays Guitar and Fiddle. His career lasted from 1946 to 1946. Grady was given the name Thomas Grady Martin on January 17th, 1929 in Chapel Hill, Tennessee. He breathed his last breath on December 3rd, 2001.

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Grady Jarrett is a football player for the Atlanta Falcons. Grady was born on April 28th, 1993 in Conyers, Georgia.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Grady

Don Grady was an actor, musician, and composer. His career lasted from 1954 to 2006. Don was given the name Don Louis Agrati on June 8th, 1944 in San Diego, California, U.S. Don is also known as Don Louis Agrati. He died on June 27th, 2012.

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Mike Grady is an actor. He was most active from 1967 to present. Mike was born on February 6th, 1946 in Cheltenham.

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Odessa Grady Clay was a housewife. Odessa was given the name Odessa Lee Grady on February 12th, 1917 in Hopkins County, Kentucky, U.S. She passed away on August 20th, 1994.

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Henry was born on May 24th, 1850 in Athens, Georgia. He breathed his last breath on December 23rd, 1889.

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Tommy Grady is a football player. Tommy was born on March 18th, 1985 in Huntington Beach, California.

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Robert was born in 1957 in Livingston, New Jersey.

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How popular is the baby name Grady in the U.S.?

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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 77 7 70
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 543 16 527
1917 540 12 528
1918 586 17 569
1919 620 16 604
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 455 11 444
1932 473 8 465
1933 469 8 461
1934 463 5 458
1935 484 10 474
1936 481 13 468
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 425 6 419
1951 480 10 470
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 239 0 239
1974 255 5 250
1975 208 0 208
1976 164 0 164
1977 160 0 160
1978 161 0 161
1979 141 0 141
1980 143 0 143
1981 144 0 144
1982 151 0 151
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 565 7 558
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 957 0 957
2016 946 12 934

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Popularity of Grady as a first name

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Popularity of Grady as a last name

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Common last names for Grady

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Jackson
  • Harris
  • Wilson
  • Martin
  • Thomas
  • Moore
  • Taylor
  • Thompson
  • Clark
  • Lewis
  • White
  • Miller
  • Phillips

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Grady U.S.
  White 70.83% 64.26%
  African American 23.33% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.57% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.06% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.64% 16.26%

Of Last Name Grady

People with the last name Grady are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Grady

  • How Popular is the name Grady? Grady is the 1,043rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Grady was the 1,355th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Grady have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 45,903 babies born with the first name Grady in the United States. That's more than enough people named Grady to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Grady? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1887 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Grady first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Grady is Tuesday, April 12th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Grady born? The highest recorded use of the first name Grady was in 2008 with a total of 1,196 babies. That's a lot of babies named Grady!
  • Random Grady Factoid: According to the 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Grady ranks 87th in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 80 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1940.
  • Weird things about the name Grady: Your name in reverse order is Ydarg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gdayr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Grady? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 26,103 people with the last name Grady.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Grady? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 9 of them will have Grady as their last name.

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