Graham Name Meaning & Origin

Graham

Pronunciation: GRAM, GRAY-əm (key)

Origin of the name Graham:

Transferred use of the surname originating from the place-name Grantham in Lincolnshire. The first element is uncertain, but the second is from the Old English ham (home, dwelling, manor). Var: Graeme, Ghramm, Grahame, Greame.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Gram, InstaGraham, Graham Cracker, Ham, G

Meanings and history of the name Graham

"Grey hill"
"Gravelly land"
"Farm home"
“From the gray home”

Famous real-life people named Graham

Graham Jarvis, Top Off-Road motorcycle racer
Graham Coxon, guitarist with Blur
Graham Greene (British writer)
Graham Nash, singer with Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young and The Hollies
Graham Parker, British rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter
Graham Chapman, member of the Monty Python comedy troupe
Graham Swift, contemporary British novelist
Kenneth Grahame, author of children's classic "The Wind in the Willows"
Bill Graham, concert promoter
Graham Rahal, race car driver (IndyCar) & son of Indy 500 winner Bobby Rahal.
Graham Norton, Irish actor, comedian and television presenter
Alexander Graham Bell
Billy Graham, well-known evangelist

Graham in song, story & screen

John "Graham" Bretton, character in Charlotte Bronte's novel Villette
Graham was the name of the main male character in the movie "The Holiday" played by Jude Law.
Graham Dalton, One of four orphans in Japanese comic "Hamidasikko".
Graham Hess, main character in the 2002 movie "Signs"
Sheriff Graham in the tv show ”Once Upon A Time”.
King Graham of Daventry - King's Quest games

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