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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Greyson mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Greyson

"Greyson" is a name of English origin, and it means "Son of the grey-haired man". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Greyson

Greyson Chance is a pop rock, electronic music, dance-pop, and funk singer-songwriter. He plays Piano, Ukulele, and Vocals. He has been prominent since 2010. Greyson was given the name Greyson Michael Chance on August 16th, 1997 in Wichita Falls, Texas.

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Greyson Lambert is a football player. Greyson was born on February 7th, 1994 in Mobile, Alabama.

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Greyson Gunheim is a football player. He was most active from 2008 to 2008. Greyson was born on April 4th, 1986.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Greyson

Bruce was born in 1946.

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John Greyson is a film director, film producer, and screenwriter. He was most prominent from 1984 to present. John was born on March 13th, 1960 in Nelson, British Columbia.

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Kelly Greyson is an actress and producer. Her ongoing career started in 2011.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1965 5 0 5
1966 6 0 6
1969 6 0 6
1972 8 0 8
1974 9 0 9
1976 6 0 6
1977 10 0 10
1978 7 0 7
1979 6 0 6
1980 5 0 5
1981 5 0 5
1982 11 0 11
1983 14 0 14
1984 19 0 19
1985 32 0 32
1986 31 0 31
1987 33 0 33
1988 40 0 40
1989 45 0 45
1990 55 5 50
1991 58 5 53
1992 66 0 66
1993 78 0 78
1994 95 0 95
1995 151 18 133
1996 183 6 177
1997 185 14 171
1998 199 7 192
1999 241 15 226
2000 262 14 248
2001 289 17 272
2002 269 16 253
2003 301 11 290
2004 330 20 310
2005 432 14 418
2006 540 23 517
2007 724 22 702
2008 828 22 806
2009 923 20 903
2010 1,396 27 1,369
2011 1,811 17 1,794
2012 2,277 41 2,236
2013 2,692 46 2,646
2014 3,099 56 3,043
2015 3,645 46 3,599
2016 4,349 38 4,311 #96 boy name
2017 4,859 40 4,819 #80 boy name

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Popularity of Greyson as a first name

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Popularity of Greyson as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Greyson U.S.
  White 77.14% 64.26%
  African American 15.71% 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 6.19% 16.26%

Of Last Name Greyson

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

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Fun Facts about the name Greyson

  • What name lists does Greyson rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Greyson? Greyson is the 1,359th most popular name of all time. In 2017 Greyson was the 80th most popular name. As a last name Greyson was the 88,336th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Greyson have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 30,635 babies born with the first name Greyson in the United States. That's more than enough people named Greyson to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Greyson? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Greyson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Greyson is Monday, February 6th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Greyson born? The highest recorded use of the first name Greyson was in 2017 with a total of 4,819 babies. That's a lot of babies named Greyson!
  • Random Greyson Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Greyson ranks 43rd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 111 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Greyson: Your name in reverse order is Nosyerg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sgernyo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Greyson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 210 people with the last name Greyson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Greyson? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Greyson as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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