Grantham Family History
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Grantham Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Grantham in Lincolnshire, of uncertain origin. The final element is Old English ham ‘homestead’; the first may be Old English grand ‘gravel’ or perhaps a personal name Granta, which probably originated as a byname meaning ‘snarler’. See also Graham.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press