This is a list of names in which the meaning contains the keyword grey.
CAESO m Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, that was probably derived from Latin caesius
. This praenomen was only used by a few families.
DOUGLAS m Scottish, English
Anglicized form of the Scottish surname Dubhghlas
, meaning "dark river"
from Gaelic dubh
"dark" and glais
"water, river" (an archaic word related to glas
"grey, green"). Douglas was originally a place name (for example, a tributary of the River Clyde), which then became a Scottish clan name borne by a powerful line of earls. It has been used as a given name since the 16th century.
FARRAN m English (Rare)
From an English surname that was derived from Old French ferrant
meaning "iron grey"
GLÁUCIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of the Roman cognomen Glaucia
, which was derived from Latin glaucus "bluish grey"
, ultimately from Greek.
GRAY m & f English
From an English surname meaning "grey"
, originally given to a person who had grey hair or clothing.
GRISELDA f English, Spanish, Literature
Possibly derived from the Germanic elements gris
"grey" and hild
"battle". It is not attested as a Germanic name. This was the name of a patient wife in medieval tales by Boccaccio and Chaucer.
LÍADAN f Irish
Means "grey lady"
in Irish Gaelic. In Irish legend she was a poetess who became a nun, but then missed her lover Cuirithir so much that she died of grief.
LLOYD m English
From a surname that was derived from Welsh llwyd
. The composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948-) is a famous bearer of this name.