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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Grylls

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Alt. Meaning

G is for glisten, a sparkle in your eye.

R is for relax, you know how!

Y is for young, the years never show!

L is for loyalty, that you show.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

S is for select, as few are chosen.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Grylls

Bear Grylls is a chief scout, adventurer, author, motivational speaker, television presenter, chief scout (the scout association), and adventure. Bear was given the name Edward Michael Grylls by his parent Michael Grylls on June 7th, 1974 in Donaghadee.


Brendon Grylls is a Western Australian Legislative. Brendon was born on June 5th, 1973 in Perth.



Vaughan Grylls is an artist and author. Vaughan was born on December 10th, 1943 in Newark-on-Trent.


Rosalie was born on April 13th, 1905. Rosalie is also known as Lady Mander. She breathed her last breath on November 2nd, 1988.


David was born on September 29th, 1957 in Detroit, United States of America.


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Popularity of Grylls as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Grylls U.S.
  White 94.17% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 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 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Grylls

People with the last name Grylls are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Grylls

  • How Popular is the name Grylls? As a last name Grylls was the 157,234th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Grylls? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Grylls was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Grylls: Your name in reverse order is Sllyrg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lyrsgl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Grylls? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 103 people with the last name Grylls.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Grylls? Grylls is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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