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  1. English financier (1519-1579)
  1. An English habitational surname from a place in Norfolk whose name means grassy homestead.

Notable Persons Named Gresham

Gresham was born on May 26th, 1922. He died on October 29th, 2010.


Gresham Barrett is a Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from the 1st District and Member of theSouth Carolina House of Representativesfrom the 1st District. His military service ended in 1987. Gresham was given the name James Gresham Barrett on February 14th, 1961 in Westminster, South Carolina.


Gresham was born on January 26th, 1907. He passed away on February 22nd, 1970.


Gresham was born on August 11th, 1916. He breathed his last breath on August 10th, 2006.


Gresham was born in 1892. He died in 1975.


Gresham Poe was a football player. Gresham was born on July 30th, 1880 in Baltimore. He left this life on April 25th, 1956.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Gresham

Douglas Gresham is an actor, voice-over actor, biographer, film producer, and executive record producer. Douglas was born on November 10th, 1945 in New York City, New York, U.S.


Jermaine Gresham is a football player. Jermaine was born on June 16th, 1988 in Ardmore, Oklahoma.


William Lindsay Gresham was an author. William was born on August 20th, 1909 in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. He passed away on September 14th, 1962.


Nu:Tone is an electronica, drum, bass, and liquid funk musician. He has had major accomplishments since 2001. Nu:Tone was given the name Dan Gresham .


Walter Gresham was a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Judge of the United States Circuit Court for the Seventh Circuit, Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Indiana, Judge of theUnited States Court of Ap. He was most active from 1893 to 1895. His military service ended in 1864. Walter was born on March 17th, 1832 in Lanesville, Indiana. He died on May 28th, 1895.


Logistics is a drum, bass, and electronica musician. He holds the title The Trip. He was most active from 2004 to present. Logistics was given the name Matt Gresham in 1981.


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Popularity of Gresham as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gresham U.S.
  White 61.48% 64.26%
  African American 33.18% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.45% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.38% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.26% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gresham

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

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Fun Facts about the name Gresham

  • How Popular is the name Gresham? Gresham is the 33,793rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Gresham was the 3,162nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gresham have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 122 babies born with the first name Gresham in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gresham to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gresham? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gresham first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gresham is Friday, August 15th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Gresham born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gresham was in 2014 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Gresham: Your name in reverse order is Mahserg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Raehmsg. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gresham? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,412 people with the last name Gresham.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gresham? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Gresham as their last name.

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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