Given Name GRAHAM

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: GRAY-əm (English), GRAM (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

From a Scottish surname, originally derived from the English place name Grantham, which probably meant "gravelly homestead" in Old English. The surname was first taken to Scotland in the 12th century by the Norman baron William de Graham. A famous bearer was Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922), the Scottish-Canadian-American inventor who devised the telephone.

Categories

Kings Quest characters
VARIANTS: Graeme, Grahame (Scottish), Graeme, Grahame (English)
  United States
2016
  Canada (BC)
not
ranked
2015
  England and Wales
not
ranked
2016

Sources & References

  • Patrick Hanks & Flavia Hodges, A Dictionary of First Names (1990)