What does Graham mean?

Definitions for Graham
ˈgreɪ əm, græmgra·ham

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Graham.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Graham, Billy Graham, William Franklin Grahamnoun

    United States evangelical preacher famous as a mass evangelist (born in 1918)

  2. Graham, Martha Grahamnoun

    United States dancer and choreographer whose work was noted for its austerity and technical rigor (1893-1991)

  3. whole wheat flour, graham flour, graham, whole meal flournoun

    flour made by grinding the entire wheat berry including the bran; (`whole meal flour' is British usage)


  1. grahamnoun

    flour made by grinding the wheat berry including the bran.

  2. Grahamnoun

    and clan name.

  3. Grahamnoun

    A Scottish surname and clan name.

  4. Grahamnoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname.

    Alexander Graham Bell

  5. Grahamnoun

    A census-designated place in Alabama.

  6. Grahamnoun

    A city in Appling County, Georgia.

  7. Grahamnoun

    An unincorporated community in Washington Township, Daviess County, Indiana, United States.

  8. Grahamnoun

    An unincorporated community in Fountain County, Indiana, United States

  9. Grahamnoun

    A census-designated place in Kentucky.

  10. Grahamnoun

    A city in Missouri.

  11. Grahamnoun

    A city, the county seat of Alamance County, North Carolina.

  12. Grahamnoun

    A city, the county seat of Young County, Texas.

  13. Grahamnoun

    A census-designated place in Washington.

  14. Etymology: Scottish surname originating from a place Grantham in Lincolnshire, Old English grand "gravel" + hām "homestead".


  1. graham

    Graham can refer to two things: 1) In the context of food, Graham refers to a type of whole wheat flour named after Sylvester Graham, a 19th-century American preacher who was an advocate for dietary reform. This flour is used to make Graham crackers and other whole grain foods. 2) As a name, Graham is a popular masculine first name and surname. It originally comes from a Scottish surname, which was derived from the English place name Grantham, meaning "gravelly homestead".


  1. Graham

    Graham is a city in north central Texas. It is the county seat of Young County, and as of the 2010 Census had a population of 8,903.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Graham is ranked #120 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Graham surname appeared 201,159 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 68 would have the surname Graham.

    70% or 140,852 total occurrences were White.
    23.9% or 48,258 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 5,130 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.1% or 4,285 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 1,609 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 1,026 total occurrences were Asian.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Graham' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2482

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Graham' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2540

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Graham in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Graham in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Graham in a Sentence

  1. Pastor Greg:

    I don’t think anyone will ever take Billy’s place. But we can all, in our own way, follow Billy Graham example and proclaim the same Gospel as Billy Graham did, billy Graham served God’s purpose for Billy Graham generation and then Billy Graham died.

  2. Chuck Schumer:

    Putin and his intelligence services disinformation campaign team in Moscow couldnt have cooked up a more useful tool for spreading conjured and baseless conspiracy theories than the one Chairmen Graham, Grassley and Johnson announced today.

  3. James Shea:

    Director of Public Safety James Shea told reporters Friday. Based on what we know now, the amount of guns, the amount of ammunition, the fact that they had explosive devices -- we would have to assume they planned to do a lot more damage than we allowed them to do. THOUSANDS MOURN, ATTEND FUNERALS FOR Jersey City SHOOTING VICTIMS Police officers stand near the scene of a gun fight at a kosher supermarket in Jersey City, New Jersey, on Thursday. Anderson and Graham appear to have acted alone even though they had expressed interest in the Black Hebrew Israelites, a fringe religious group that often disparages whites and Jews, New Jersey officials have said. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Thursday that the attack was driven by hatred of Jews and law enforcement and is being investigated as an act of domestic terrorism. The evidence points toward acts of hate. I can confirm that were investigating this matter as potential acts of domestic terrorism fueled both by anti-Semitism and anti-law enforcement beliefs, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal added that social media posts, witness interviews and other evidence reflected the couples hatred of Jews and police. Orthodox Jewish men carry Moshe Deutsch's casket outside a Brooklyn synagogue following Moshe Deutsch funeral on Wednesday in New York. Moshe Deutsch was one of the victims killed in Tuesday's shooting in Jersey City, New Jersey CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP The attackers killed three people in the market, in addition to the police officer at a cemetery about a mile away, before dying in an hourslong gunbattle with police Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. Public Safety James Shea called Seals the ultimate detective or officer we would point to to tell young officers, This is how you should behave.

  4. Robert Morris:

    Billy Graham was one of the most faithful followers of Jesus. Billy Graham made a huge impact in my life, and even led my wife, Debbie, to the Lord, this world will miss Billy Graham, but we celebrate that Billy Graham is now with the One Billy Graham loved so much.

  5. Lindsey Graham:

    If we’re counting on Facebook to regulate itself, we’re going to fail, i ’m a South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, I do n’t like regulating things unless you have to.

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    • A. summon
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