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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Grayden

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Alt. Meaning

G is for great, that describes you.

R is for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

A is for aspirations, many to be attained

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

Notable Persons With the Last Name Grayden

Sprague Grayden is an actress and actor. Her career lasted from 1989 to 1989. Sprague was born on July 21st, 1980 in Manchester, Massachusetts, United States.


His career lasted from 1949 to 1954. His military service ended in 1946. Bill was born on August 5th, 1920 in Perth, Western Australia. Bill is also known as Grayden and Bill.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1918 6 0 6
1922 6 0 6
1937 5 0 5
1989 6 0 6
1991 7 0 7
1993 8 0 8
1994 8 0 8
1996 14 0 14
1997 15 0 15
1998 9 0 9
1999 26 0 26
2000 21 0 21
2001 42 0 42
2002 36 0 36
2003 37 0 37
2004 53 0 53
2005 62 0 62
2006 68 0 68
2007 108 0 108
2008 146 0 146
2009 132 0 132
2010 119 0 119
2011 125 0 125
2012 110 0 110
2013 118 0 118
2014 89 0 89
2015 110 0 110
2016 96 0 96
2017 96 0 96

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Popularity of Grayden as a first name

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Popularity of Grayden as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Grayden U.S.
  White 65.00% 64.26%
  African American 32.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Grayden

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

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Fun Facts about the name Grayden

  • How Popular is the name Grayden? Grayden is the 7,592nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Grayden was the 139,228th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Grayden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,678 babies born with the first name Grayden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Grayden to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Grayden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Grayden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Grayden is Monday, October 26th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Grayden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Grayden was in 2008 with a total of 146 babies.
  • Random Grayden Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Grayden is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 15 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Grayden: Your name in reverse order is Nedyarg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ernadgy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Grayden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 120 people with the last name Grayden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Grayden? Grayden is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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