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Scottish surname originating from a place Grantham in Lincolnshire, possibly from Old English grand (gravel) + hām (homestead).


  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɡɹeɪ.əm/, /ɡɹæm/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɡɹeɪ.əm/
  • Homophones: graham, gram
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  • Rhymes: -æm

Proper noun[edit]


  1. A Scottish surname from Old English and clan name.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.
    Alexander Graham Bell (credited with inventing the first practical telephone; 'Graham' pronounced as /ˈɡɹeɪ.əm/)
  3. A number of places in the United States:
    1. A census-designated place in Alabama.
    2. A city in Appling County, Georgia.
    3. An unincorporated community in Washington Township, Daviess County, Indiana.
    4. An unincorporated community in Fountain County, Indiana.
    5. A census-designated place in Kentucky.
    6. A city in Missouri.
    7. A city, the county seat of Alamance County, North Carolina.
    8. A city, the county seat of Young County, Texas.
    9. A census-designated place in Washington.

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