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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Grandison

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Alt. Meaning

G is for grace, an admirable trait!

R is for rich, in the love from others

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

D is for dandy, a description of you!

I is for intense, your zest of living.

S is for serene, your calm time.

O is for original, one of a kind!

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Notable Persons Named Grandison

His military service ended in 1954. Grandison was born on September 18th, 1892 in Pine Valley, Utah. He passed away on February 1st, 1973.


Grandison was born on December 9th, 1809 in Carter County, Tennessee. He died on August 14th, 1889.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Grandison

Pippa Grandison is an actress and musical artist. Her ongoing career started in 1990. Pippa was given the name Pippa Jody Grandison on September 12th, 1970 in Perth.


Jermaine Grandison is a soccer player for the Shrewsbury Town F.C., Coventry City F.C., and Tranmere Rovers F.C. Jermaine was born on December 15th, 1990 in Birmingham, England.


Oliver was born in 1559. He died in 1630.


Ronnie Grandison is an athlete for the Rochester Flyers, Llíria, Boston Celtics, Omaha Racers, Charlotte Hornets, New York Knicks, and Rapid City Thrillers. He was most active from 1987 to 2001. Ronnie was born on July 6th, 1964 in Los Angeles.


Ewan Grandison is a soccer player for the Portmore United F.C. and Jamaica national football team. Ewan was born on January 28th, 1991.


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Popularity of Grandison as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Grandison U.S.
  White 8.46% 64.26%
  African American 84.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.43% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Grandison

People with the last name Grandison are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Grandison

  • How Popular is the name Grandison? Grandison is the 96,100th most popular name of all time. As a last name Grandison was the 16,444th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Grandison have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Grandison in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Grandison? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1929 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Grandison first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Grandison is Tuesday, August 20th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Grandison born? The highest recorded use of the first name Grandison was in 1929 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Grandison: Your name in reverse order is Nosidnarg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dagnrsnoi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Grandison? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,749 people with the last name Grandison.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Grandison? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Grandison as their last name since less than 1 person in 169k 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).
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