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Greyson is a variant spelling of the name Grayson. Although it is a relatively recent boy’s baby name, Greyson is derived from a surname with a long history. Many popular characters from beloved franchises like Star Trek and Batman have characters with the name Greyson.

Meaning of the name Greyson:

son of the grey haired man, son of the steward

Origin of the name Greyson:

Greyson is a modern English baby name derived from an English surname.

Symbolism of the name Greyson:

The color gray may sometimes be associated with melancholy or sad feelings but that is not always true. In color theory, gray is thought of as an intelligent and formal color. Just think of how grayscale photos can seem so much more refined than color photos.

Baby name Greyson

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Gender of the name Greyson:

Like most names ending in -son, Greyson is a boy’s name.

Pronunciation of the name Greyson:


Number of syllables in the name Greyson:


Emotion evoked from the name Greyson:

Greyson is a name that evokes feelings of strength and intelligence..

Alternative spellings for the name Greyson:

Grayson, Gracen, Graysen

Nicknames for the name Greyson:

Popularity of the name Greyson:

According to the Social Security Administration, Greyson first became a common baby name in 1995 but it wasn’t until 2011 that popularity began to sour. Greyson went from the #200 name in 2011 to #81 in 2020.

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Great middle names for Greyson and their meanings:

  • Elijah (my God is Yahweh)
  • Declan (full of goodness)
  • Michael (who is like God?)
  • Gael (someone of Gaelic origin)
  • Matthew (gift of God)
  • Ryder (mounted warrior or messenger)
  • Joshua (God is salvation)

Famous people with the name Greyson:

  • Greyson Gunheim (American football player)
  • Greyson Chance (American singer)
  • John Greyson (Canadian filmmaker)
  • Ashley Greyson (American director)

Greysons in popular culture:

  • Dick Grayson (Batman franchise)
  • Grayson Kent (television, “Drop Dead Diva”)
  • Grayson Ellis (television, “Cougar Town”)
  • Amanda Greyson (television, Star Trek series)
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