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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Graydon

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Alt. Meaning

G is for grace, an admirable trait!

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

A is for articulate, a regular wordsmith

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

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

Notable Persons Named Graydon

Graydon Creed is a comics character.

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Graydon Carter is a magazine editor. He holds the title Editor-in-chief and U.S. ''Vanity Fair. Graydon was given the name Edward Graydon Carter on July 14th, 1949 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Graydon was born on April 3rd, 1970.

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Graydon Nicholas is a Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick. Graydon was born in 1946 in Tobique First Nation.

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Graydon was born on June 15th, 1978 in Miami.

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Graydon was born on October 13th, 1902 in Watauga County, North Carolina. Graydon is also known as Eggers, Graydon Poe; Eggers, and G. P.. He passed away on January 11th, 1994.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Graydon

Ray Graydon is a soccer player for the Bristol Rovers F.C., Aston Villa F.C., Coventry City F.C., Washington Diplomats, and Oxford United F.C. Ray was born on July 21st, 1947 in Bristol, England.

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Sir Michael James Graydon is a military person. His military service ended in 1997. Michael was born on October 24th, 1938 in Kew.

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Richard Graydon was a stunt performer, stunt coordinator, stunt double, and actor. He was most prominent from 1952 to 1998. Richard was born on May 12th, 1922. He passed away on December 22nd, 2014.

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Gordon Graydon was a member of parliament. Gordon was born on December 7th, 1896 in Snelgrove, Ontario, Canada. He breathed his last breath on September 19th, 1953.

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Keith Graydon is a soccer player for the Spennymoor Town F.C., Home Farm F.C., Sunderland A.F.C., York City F.C., Scarborough F.C., Blyth Spartans A.F.C., Spennymoor United F.C., Sunderland Nissan F.C., Dunston UTS F.C., Gateshead F.C., Durham City A.F.C., and Sunderland Ryhope Community Association. Keith was born on February 10th, 1983 in Dublin.

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Thomas H. Graydon was a football player. Thomas was born on March 30th, 1881 in Cincinnati. He died in 1949.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1890 5 0 5
1903 5 0 5
1905 11 0 11
1906 5 0 5
1907 8 0 8
1909 5 0 5
1910 9 0 9
1911 8 0 8
1912 15 0 15
1913 19 0 19
1914 24 0 24
1915 27 0 27
1916 34 0 34
1917 35 0 35
1918 24 0 24
1919 31 0 31
1920 36 0 36
1921 37 0 37
1922 30 0 30
1923 46 0 46
1924 34 0 34
1925 28 0 28
1926 41 0 41
1927 44 0 44
1928 42 0 42
1929 26 0 26
1930 36 0 36
1931 32 0 32
1932 28 0 28
1933 32 0 32
1934 31 0 31
1935 19 0 19
1936 27 0 27
1937 24 0 24
1938 24 0 24
1939 24 0 24
1940 18 0 18
1941 19 0 19
1942 29 0 29
1943 33 0 33
1944 22 0 22
1945 14 0 14
1946 27 0 27
1947 27 0 27
1948 20 0 20
1949 18 0 18
1950 29 0 29
1951 22 0 22
1952 17 0 17
1953 27 0 27
1954 14 0 14
1955 24 0 24
1956 15 0 15
1957 18 0 18
1958 21 0 21
1959 16 0 16
1960 17 0 17
1961 22 0 22
1962 15 0 15
1963 14 0 14
1964 14 0 14
1965 11 0 11
1966 17 0 17
1967 11 0 11
1968 20 0 20
1969 9 0 9
1970 15 0 15
1971 10 0 10
1972 11 0 11
1973 10 0 10
1974 10 0 10
1975 8 0 8
1976 11 0 11
1977 9 0 9
1978 13 0 13
1979 14 0 14
1980 13 0 13
1981 11 0 11
1982 11 0 11
1983 11 0 11
1984 13 0 13
1985 11 0 11
1986 20 0 20
1987 22 0 22
1988 19 0 19
1989 14 0 14
1990 17 0 17
1991 11 0 11
1992 25 0 25
1993 18 0 18
1994 34 0 34
1995 25 0 25
1996 35 0 35
1997 37 0 37
1998 31 0 31
1999 30 0 30
2000 34 0 34
2001 40 0 40
2002 33 0 33
2003 59 0 59
2004 55 0 55
2005 61 0 61
2006 77 0 77
2007 78 0 78
2008 96 0 96
2009 76 0 76
2010 100 0 100
2011 84 0 84
2012 86 0 86
2013 73 0 73
2014 71 0 71
2015 87 0 87
2016 63 0 63
2017 62 0 62

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Popularity of Graydon as a first name

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Popularity of Graydon as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Graydon U.S.
  White 70.66% 64.26%
  African American 24.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.85% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Graydon

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

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Fun Facts about the name Graydon

  • What name lists does Graydon rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Graydon? Graydon is the 4,980th most popular name of all time. As a last name Graydon was the 23,457th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Graydon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,240 babies born with the first name Graydon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Graydon to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Graydon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1890 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Graydon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Graydon is Thursday, October 17th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Graydon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Graydon was in 2010 with a total of 100 babies.
  • Random Graydon Factoid: According to the 1943 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Graydon is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1943.
  • Weird things about the name Graydon: Your name in reverse order is Nodyarg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aoydrng. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Graydon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,084 people with the last name Graydon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Graydon? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Graydon as their last name since less than 1 person in 270k 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).
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