Grant Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Grant Name Meaning: A name of mainly Norman origin meaning 'tall', 'strength'.

An aristocratic Scottish surname, usually associated with wealth and strength. Grant also may refer to someone who had powers of giving out land or similar or was given as a nickname to someone 'tall' or 'large'.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Grant Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Grant family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 375
Female Servant 335
Independent 306
Labourer 152
Male Servant 118
Carpenter 60
Farmer 58
Shoe Maker 52
Tailor 48
Dress Maker 33
Gardener 31
Servant 27
Clerk 27
Pupil 26
Laundress 22
Painter 22
Apprentice 22
Pauper 22
Ag Labourer 19
Frame Work Knitter 19
Joiner 18
Hawker 18
Soldier 17
Mariner 17
Cabinet Maker 17

Grant Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Grant 100% 106,282
2 Garnet 50% 2,950
3 Grint 80% 1,719
4 Grunt 80% 404
5 Gront 80% 379
6 Grent 80% 366

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The surname Grant is the most popular version of all its varients

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