Granit

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Origin and Meaning of Granit

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     Albanian
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  • A user from Germany says the name Granit is of Albanian origin and means "Stone".
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International Interest

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Granit Xhaka is a soccer player for the Borussia Mönchengladbach, FC Concordia Basel, FC Basel, Switzerland national under-17 football team, and Switzerland national under-19 football team. Granit was born on September 27th, 1992 in Basel, Switzerland.

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Granit Lekaj is a soccer player for the FC Wil 1900 and FC Winterthur. Granit was born on February 23rd, 1990 in Kosovo.

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Granit was born in 1940.

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Granit Guta is a sports team member for the KF Vëllaznimi.

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Granit Badivuku is an athlete for the Frigg Oslo FK.

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Granit Metjai is an athlete for the SC Goldau.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Granit

Ragnar Arthur Granit was a scientist in the field of physiology. Ragnar was born on October 30th, 1900 in Riihimäki. He left this life on March 12th, 1991.

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Merceditas Valdés was a santería and afro (genre) musician. She was most prominent from 1949 to 1996. Merceditas was given the name Mercedes Valdés Granit on September 24th, 1922 in Havana. Merceditas is also known as La Pequeña Aché de Cuba and Mercedes Valdés Granit. She breathed her last breath on June 13th, 1996.

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Yalçın Granit is an athlete for the Galatasaray, Galatasaray S.K. (men's basketball), and Racing Club de France football Colombes 92. His career lasted from 1948 to 1957. Yalçın was born on September 17th, 1932 in İstanbul, Turkey.

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Fun Facts about the name Granit

  • When was the first name Granit first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Granit is Monday, August 10th, 1903.
  • How unique is the name Granit? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Granit. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Granit: Your name in reverse order is Tinarg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nitgar. How do you pronounce that?

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