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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Grider

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Alt. Meaning

G is for genial, a pleasing personality.

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

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Grider

George W. Grider is a united states house of representatives. His military service ended in 1947.


Henry was born on July 16th, 1796. He died on September 7th, 1866.


Dorothy was born on January 19th, 1915 in Bowling Green, Kentucky. She died on February 18th, 2012.



Jordan Grider is an athlete for the Bay Area Ambassadors.


Where is the name Grider popular?

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Popularity of Grider as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Grider U.S.
  White 86.92% 64.26%
  African American 7.23% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.44% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.84% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.51% 16.26%

Of Last Name Grider

People with the last name Grider are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Grider

  • How Popular is the name Grider? As a last name Grider was the 5,097th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Grider first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Grider is Sunday, November 30th, 1884.
  • How unique is the name Grider? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Grider. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Grider: Your name in reverse order is Redirg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Erridg. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Grider? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,865 people with the last name Grider.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Grider? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Grider as their last name.

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