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Meaning & History

From a surname meaning "grove of trees" from Old English graf. A famous bearer was the American president Grover Cleveland (1837-1908), who popularized the name in the United States at the end of the 19th century. The name is now associated with a muppet character from the children's television program 'Sesame Street'.

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American presidents, Muppets, nature, plants, smooth jazz, surnames, trees
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute