First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Grissom

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Grissom

Gus Grissom is a test pilot.


Clay Aiken is a pop music musician. He was most active from 2003 to present. Clay was given the name Clayton Holmes Grissom on November 30th, 1978 in Raleigh, North Carolina.


Gil Grissom is a fictional character.


Geneo Grissom is a football player for the New England Patriots. Geneo was born on June 4th, 1992 in Hutchinson, Kansas.


Marquis Grissom is a baseball player. Marquis was born on April 17th, 1967 in Atlanta.


David Grissom is a rock, roll, country rock, and blues rock musician and songwriter. He plays Guitar and Vocals.


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Popularity of Grissom as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Grissom U.S.
  White 78.03% 64.26%
  African American 16.82% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.36% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.66% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.86% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.27% 16.26%

Of Last Name Grissom

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

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Fun Facts about the name Grissom

  • How Popular is the name Grissom? Grissom is the 59,885th most popular name of all time. As a last name Grissom was the 3,116th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Grissom have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 21 babies born with the first name Grissom in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Grissom? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2005 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Grissom first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Grissom is Saturday, January 7th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Grissom born? The highest recorded use of the first name Grissom was in 2009 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Grissom: Your name in reverse order is Mossirg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rsigosm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Grissom? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,563 people with the last name Grissom.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Grissom? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Grissom as their last name.

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What does the name Grissom mean?

Gis for glamorous, you know what to do!

Ris for reasonable, your understanding way.

Iis for immense, are your great qualities

Sis for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

Sis for scholar, the brilliant in you.

Ois for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

Mis for musical, your hidden talent!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.