Granville

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
3k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Granville mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Granville

"Granville" is a name of French origin, and it means "Large Village". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wiktionary

Norman baronial surname from a place in France, Old French grand "large" + ville "settlement".

  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name, transferred use of the surname.
  3. A village in Northern Ireland, UK.
  4. A commune in the Manche department of France.
  5. A village in Illinois.
  6. A city in Iowa.
  7. A Free Village in Jamaica.
  8. A town in Massachusetts.
  9. A town and a village in New York.
  10. A city in North Dakota.
  11. A village in Ohio.
  12. A town in Vermont.
  13. A town in West Virginia.

Granville was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons Named Granville

Robert Pine is an actor. His career lasted from 1964 to 1964. Robert was given the name Granville Whitelaw Pine on July 10th, 1941 in New York City, New York, US.

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Oral Roberts was a cleric. Oral was given the name Granville Oral Roberts on January 24th, 1918 in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, U.S. He died on December 15th, 2009.

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Granville Tailer Woods was an invention and inventor. Granville was born Granville Tailer Woods on April 23rd, 1856 in Columbus, Ohio. He left this life on January 30th, 1910.

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Grant Withers was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1925 to 1959. Grant was given the name Granville G. Withers on January 17th, 1904 in Pueblo, Colorado, U.S. He breathed his last breath on March 27th, 1959.

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Granville was born on February 4th, 1944.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Granville

Bonita Granville was an actress. Her career lasted from 1932 to 1981. Bonita was born on February 2nd, 1923 in New York. She breathed her last breath on October 11th, 1988.

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Evelyn Boyd Granville is a scientist in the field of mathematics. Evelyn was born on May 1st, 1924 in Washington, D.C., U.S.

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The Earl Granville was a Lord President of the Council. He passed away on March 31st, 1891.

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The Countess Granville was an office holder. The was born on May 6th, 1890. She died on November 17th, 1967.

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Joseph Granville was a writer and analyst. Joseph was born on August 20th, 1923 in United States. He left this life on September 7th, 2013.

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John was born on September 25th, 1974. He breathed his last breath on January 1st, 2008.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 27 0 27
1881 21 0 21
1882 25 0 25
1883 15 0 15
1884 27 0 27
1885 23 0 23
1886 19 0 19
1887 21 0 21
1888 24 0 24
1889 17 0 17
1890 16 0 16
1891 17 0 17
1892 30 0 30
1893 23 0 23
1894 20 0 20
1895 29 0 29
1896 20 0 20
1897 22 0 22
1898 21 0 21
1899 18 0 18
1900 21 0 21
1901 24 0 24
1902 17 0 17
1903 21 0 21
1904 28 0 28
1905 25 0 25
1906 26 0 26
1907 17 0 17
1908 26 0 26
1909 21 0 21
1910 24 0 24
1911 38 0 38
1912 51 0 51
1913 52 0 52
1914 88 0 88
1915 95 0 95
1916 116 0 116
1917 121 0 121
1918 148 0 148
1919 123 0 123
1920 140 0 140
1921 118 0 118
1922 125 0 125
1923 146 0 146
1924 142 0 142
1925 125 0 125
1926 106 0 106
1927 98 0 98
1928 97 0 97
1929 92 0 92
1930 95 0 95
1931 87 0 87
1932 89 0 89
1933 79 0 79
1934 87 0 87
1935 70 0 70
1936 69 0 69
1937 71 0 71
1938 65 0 65
1939 71 0 71
1940 74 0 74
1941 68 0 68
1942 66 0 66
1943 73 0 73
1944 74 0 74
1945 52 0 52
1946 81 0 81
1947 73 0 73
1948 58 0 58
1949 52 0 52
1950 57 0 57
1951 58 0 58
1952 53 0 53
1953 47 0 47
1954 53 0 53
1955 37 0 37
1956 54 0 54
1957 44 0 44
1958 49 0 49
1959 38 0 38
1960 44 0 44
1961 42 0 42
1962 29 0 29
1963 37 0 37
1964 32 0 32
1965 27 0 27
1966 28 0 28
1967 25 0 25
1968 22 0 22
1969 28 0 28
1970 23 0 23
1971 29 0 29
1972 23 0 23
1973 37 0 37
1974 16 0 16
1975 23 0 23
1976 20 0 20
1977 17 0 17
1978 17 0 17
1979 9 0 9
1980 18 0 18
1981 13 0 13
1982 24 0 24
1983 10 0 10
1984 19 0 19
1985 11 0 11
1986 12 0 12
1987 6 0 6
1988 11 0 11
1989 10 0 10
1990 9 0 9
1991 12 0 12
1992 9 0 9
1993 8 0 8
1994 6 0 6
1995 6 0 6
1996 14 0 14
1997 10 0 10
1999 8 0 8
2001 9 0 9
2002 8 0 8
2003 11 0 11
2004 7 0 7
2005 9 0 9
2008 6 0 6
2009 7 0 7
2011 5 0 5
2014 6 0 6
2015 5 0 5
2017 9 0 9

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Popularity of Granville as a first name

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Popularity of Granville as a last name

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Common last names for Granville

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Moore
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Hall
  • Wilson
  • Thomas
  • Thompson
  • Clark

Common first names for Granville

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Granville U.S.
  White 52.88% 64.26%
  African American 40.03% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.58% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.35% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.15% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.03% 16.26%

Of Last Name Granville

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

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Fun Facts about the name Granville

  • What name lists does Granville rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Granville? Granville is the 3,561st most popular name of all time. As a last name Granville was the 11,977th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Granville have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,476 babies born with the first name Granville in the United States. That's more than enough people named Granville to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Granville? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 27 new born babies.
  • When was Granville first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Granville is Tuesday, September 19th, 1865.
  • What year had the most people named Granville born? The highest recorded use of the first name Granville was in 1918 with a total of 148 babies.
  • Random Granville Factoid: According to the 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Granville ranks 54th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 6 babies in Delaware have the same name as you in 1926.
  • Weird things about the name Granville: Your name in reverse order is Ellivnarg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alinlgerv. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Granville? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,608 people with the last name Granville.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Granville? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Granville as their last name since less than 1 person in 114k 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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