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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Gram

Etymology: AS. gram; akin to E. grim. √35

noun Gram
The East Indian name of the chick-pea (Cicer arietinum) and its seeds; also, other similar seeds there used for food.

Etymology: Pg. gr?o grain. See Grain.

The unit of weight in the metric system. It was intended to be exactly, and is very nearly, equivalent to the weight in a vacuum of one cubic centimeter of pure water at its maximum density. It is equal to 15.432 grains. See Grain (n.), 4.

Etymology: F. gramme, from Gr. ? that which is written, a letter, a small weight, fr. ? to write. See Graphic.

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  1. Danish physician and bacteriologist who developed a method of staining bacteria to distinguish among them (1853-1938)
  2. A metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram
  1. A surname​.
  2. A town in Denmark

Gram was also found in the following language(s): German

Notable Persons Named Gram

Gram Parsons was a country music, country rock, rock music, and folk rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, and pianist. He plays Guitar, Piano, Electronic organ, and Vocals. He was most active from 1963 to 1973. Gram was given the name Cecil Ingram Connor III on November 5th, 1946 in Winter Haven, Florida. He died on September 19th, 1973.


Gram LeBron is a musician. He was most prominent from 1995 to present. Gram was given the name Graham LeBron on May 5th, 1973 in Omaha, Nebraska. Gram is also known as Golden Gram.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Gram

Hans Christian Gram was a scientist in the field of bacteriology. Hans was born on September 13th, 1853 in Copenhagen. He left this life on November 14th, 1938.


His military service ended in 1940. Gregers was born on December 15th, 1917 in Vestre Aker. He breathed his last breath on November 13th, 1944.


Jason Gram is an australian rules football player.


Jeppe was born in 1976.


Halfbreed was born in Austin, Texas.


Øyvind Gram is a soccer player for the FK Bergen Nord, SK Træff, Molde FK, Lyn Fotball, Aalesunds FK, and Gefle IF. Øyvind was born on October 11th, 1985 in Lørenskog.


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Popularity of Gram as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gram U.S.
  White 76.91% 64.26%
  African American 17.15% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.06% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.45% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.86% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.57% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gram

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

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Fun Facts about the name Gram

  • How Popular is the name Gram? Gram is the 22,540th most popular name of all time. As a last name Gram was the 14,881st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gram have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 281 babies born with the first name Gram in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gram to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gram? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Gram first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gram is Tuesday, March 26th, 1901.
  • What year had the most people named Gram born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gram was in 2012 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Gram: Your name in reverse order is Marg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mrag. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gram? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,988 people with the last name Gram.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gram? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gram as their last name since less than 1 person in 149k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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