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Meaning and Origin

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  1. Any of various towns across the English-speaking world

Notable Persons Named Grafton

Grafton Elliot Smith was a scientist in the fields of archaeology and anatomy. Grafton was born on August 15th, 1871 in Grafton, New South Wales. He breathed his last breath on January 1st, 1937.

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Grafton Dulany Cushing was a Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, Member of the, and Massachusetts House of Representatives. Grafton was born on August 4th, 1864 in Boston. He passed away on May 31st, 1939.

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Grafton was born on August 12th, 1872. He breathed his last breath on January 27th, 1947.

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Grafton was born on February 25th, 1965 in Suriname.

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Grafton Njootli was an MLA for Old Crow. Grafton was born on March 10th, 1947 in Old Crow, Yukon. He left this life in 1999.

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Grafton was born on October 22nd, 1925. He died on May 22nd, 1983.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Grafton

Sue Grafton is a mystery fiction writer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1964 to 1967. Sue was given the name Sue Taylor Grafton on April 24th, 1940 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Henry was born on April 6th, 1978.

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The Dowager Duchess of Grafton is a mistress of the robes and (since 1967). The was given the name Ann Fortune Smith on February 24th, 1920. The is also known as Ann Fortune FitzRoy.

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The Duke of Grafton was a prime minister. His career lasted from 1768 to 1770. The was born on September 28th, 1735. He passed away on March 14th, 1811.

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William FitzRoy, 6th Duke of Grafton is a politician.

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He was most prominent from 1888 to 1912. Charles was born on April 12th, 1830. He passed away on August 30th, 1912.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1886 5 0 5
1895 7 0 7
1896 5 0 5
1909 5 0 5
1912 8 0 8
1913 15 0 15
1914 13 0 13
1915 21 0 21
1916 25 0 25
1917 22 0 22
1918 14 0 14
1919 12 0 12
1920 17 0 17
1921 17 0 17
1922 12 0 12
1923 15 0 15
1924 15 0 15
1925 13 0 13
1926 12 0 12
1927 11 0 11
1928 18 0 18
1929 15 0 15
1930 13 0 13
1931 10 0 10
1932 13 0 13
1933 12 0 12
1934 8 0 8
1935 11 0 11
1936 8 0 8
1937 13 0 13
1939 11 0 11
1940 18 0 18
1941 12 0 12
1942 22 0 22
1943 9 0 9
1944 10 0 10
1945 10 0 10
1946 7 0 7
1947 11 0 11
1948 14 0 14
1949 11 0 11
1950 12 0 12
1951 10 0 10
1952 15 0 15
1953 11 0 11
1954 12 0 12
1955 11 0 11
1956 14 0 14
1957 10 0 10
1958 6 0 6
1959 13 0 13
1960 10 0 10
1961 7 0 7
1963 5 0 5
1964 8 0 8
1965 6 0 6
1969 5 0 5
1970 7 0 7
1972 6 0 6
1974 5 0 5
1977 5 0 5
1981 5 0 5
1982 7 0 7
1983 5 0 5
1984 5 0 5
1986 7 0 7
1987 8 0 8
1989 5 0 5
1991 6 0 6
1992 9 0 9
1994 6 0 6
1995 7 0 7
1996 7 0 7
1997 9 0 9
1998 6 0 6
2000 5 0 5
2001 15 0 15
2002 8 0 8
2003 11 0 11
2004 10 0 10
2005 7 0 7
2006 10 0 10
2007 11 0 11
2008 10 0 10
2009 19 0 19
2010 8 0 8
2011 12 0 12
2012 22 0 22
2013 16 0 16
2014 13 0 13
2015 5 0 5
2016 15 0 15
2017 16 0 16

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Popularity of Grafton as a last name

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Common last names for Grafton

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Wilson
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Grafton U.S.
  White 84.98% 64.26%
  African American 10.33% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.32% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.53% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.23% 16.26%

Of Last Name Grafton

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

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Fun Facts about the name Grafton

  • How Popular is the name Grafton? Grafton is the 10,546th most popular name of all time. As a last name Grafton was the 9,535th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Grafton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,003 babies born with the first name Grafton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Grafton to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Grafton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1886 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Grafton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Grafton is Monday, October 14th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Grafton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Grafton was in 1916 with a total of 25 babies.
  • Random Grafton Factoid: According to the 1952 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Grafton is not a popular baby boy's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1952.
  • Weird things about the name Grafton: Your name in reverse order is Notfarg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gtforna. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Grafton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,409 people with the last name Grafton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Grafton? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Grafton as their last name.

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