The commune of France is from Old French Granville, Grandvilla, Grande Villa, Grandivilla, from grant (“grand”) + ville (“settlement”). The surname is of Norman baronial origin, from Grainville, a former commune in Normandy, from the given name Guarin + ville, meaning “Guarin's town”. Guarin ultimately derives from Proto-Germanic *warduz (“guard”).
- An English surname.
- A male given name, transferred from the surname.
- A commune in Normandy, France.
- A suburb of Sydney, located New South Wales; named for British statesman Granville Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville.
- A town and village in New York; named for John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville.
- A village in Ohio; named for the town in Massachusetts.
- A town in Massachusetts; named for the John Carteret.
- A village in Illinois; named for the town in Massachusetts.
- A town in West Virginia.
- A CDP in Pennsylvania.
- A city in Iowa; named for English explorer Richard Grenville.
- A town in Vermont.
- A city in North Dakota; named for railroad worker Granville M. Dodge.
- A town in Wisconsin, a neighborhood of Milwaukee; named for the town in New York.
- A village in Jamaica; named for English abolitionist Granville Sharp.
- A village in Northern Ireland; named for Granville Henry John Knox, son of Thomas Knox, 2nd Earl of Ranfurly.
- A neighbourhood of Edmonton, Alberta.
- A locality in Queensland.
- An unincorporated community in Arizona.
- An unincorporated community in Delaware County, Indiana; named for local businessman Granville Hastings.
- An unincorporated community in Missouri; named for early settler Granville Giles.
- An unincorporated community in Tennessee.
- An unincorporated community in Virginia.
- A ghost town in Tippecanoe County, Indiana.
- The name of Vancouver, British Columbia until 1886; named for Granville Leveson-Gower.