Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Great
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Grant Girl)

In 2017 the name Grant...

• was given to 2,279 baby boys
• was the 172nd most popular name for baby boys
• was 11% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Wyoming, Idaho, and Wisconsin
• was least popular in Vermont, New Mexico, and Hawaii
• was about as popular as Patrick and Karter
Babies Named Grant Born Per Year
Created by
Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Grant...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1997
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 332% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 2% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Mahmoud, Chance, Quinten, Daisy, Dasha, Unique
• has the most opposite popularity history to Lee, Carey, Bobby, Jeannette, Jeanetta, Eugenia
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Grant Per State
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Geographically the name Grant...

• 28% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Weston, Ellis, Reed, Eliza, Reese, Finley
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Jayden, Elias, Malakai, Ariana, Sofia, Ariel
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Grant by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Grant are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Grant will be the only kid named Grant in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Grant compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Grant rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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