Surname GRAHAM

SOURCE: Location
USAGE: Scottish

Meaning & History

Derived from the English place name Grantham which probably meant "gravelly homestead" in Old English. The surname was first taken to Scotland in the 12th century by William de Graham.

Related Names

VARIANTS: Graeme, Grahame

Sources & References

  • Patrick Hanks & Flavia Hodges, A Dictionary of First Names (1990)